Jefferson Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Districts in Jefferson


Jackson County School District Details

Jackson County School District
1660 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549

8,305 Students enrolled in District

10 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Jackson County School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Georgia

(10 is best)

Better than of GA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
50%
44%
47%
44%
52%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
East Jackson Comprehensive High School
1435 Hoods Mill Rd
Commerce, GA, 30529
08-12
East Jackson Elementary School
1531 Hoods Mill Rd
Commerce, GA, 30529
PK-05
East Jackson Middle School
1880 Hoods Mill Rd
Commerce, GA, 30529
06-07
Gum Springs Elementary School
600 Gum Springs Church Rd
Jefferson, GA, 30549
PK-05
Jackson County Comprehensive High School
1668 Winder Hwy
Jefferson, GA, 30549
09-12
Maysville Elementary School
9270 Highway 82 Spur
Maysville, GA, 30558
PK-05
North Jackson Elementary School
1880 Old Gainesville Hwy
Talmo, GA, 30575
PK-05
South Jackson Elementary School
1630 New Kings Bridge Rd
Athens, GA, 30607
PK-05
West Jackson Elementary School
391 E Jefferson St
Hoschton, GA, 30548
PK-05
West Jackson Middle School
400 Gum Springs Church Rd
Jefferson, GA, 30549
06-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 74.8% 40.0%
Black 6.1% 37.8%
Hispanic 15.8% 17.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.0% 4.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.4% 59.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.8% 54.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.6% 5.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,377 $49,074,000 55.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $422 $3,249,000 3.7%
Staff $468 $3,604,000 4.1%
General Administration $158 $1,219,000 1.4%
School Administration $546 $4,200,000 4.8%
Operation $800 $6,156,000 7.0%
Transportation $664 $5,108,000 5.8%
Other $359 $2,762,000 3.1%
Total Support $3,417 $26,298,000 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,621 $12,475,000 14.2%
Total Expenditures $11,415 $87,847,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,525 $11,524,433,000 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $565 $998,054,000 4.7%
Staff $538 $950,230,000 4.5%
General Administration $132 $233,728,000 1.1%
School Administration $677 $1,195,608,000 5.6%
Operation $800 $1,412,553,000 6.7%
Transportation $513 $906,857,000 4.3%
Other $364 $642,609,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,589 $6,339,639,000 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,880 $3,320,620,000 15.7%
Total Expenditures $11,994 $21,184,692,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Jefferson City School District Details

Jefferson City School District
575 Washington St.
Jefferson, GA 30549

4,003 Students enrolled in District

4 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Jefferson City School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Georgia

(10 is best)

Better than of GA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

80 60 40 20 0
70%
44%
68%
44%
71%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Jefferson Academy School
99 Dragon Dr
Jefferson, GA, 30549
03-05
Jefferson Elementary School
415 Hoschton St
Jefferson, GA, 30549
PK-02
Jefferson High School
575 Washington St
Jefferson, GA, 30549
09-12
Jefferson Middle School
100 Dragon Dr
Jefferson, GA, 30549
06-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.5% 40.0%
Black 8.0% 37.8%
Hispanic 8.2% 17.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.1% 4.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.9% 59.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.0% 54.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.9% 5.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,484 $24,145,000 55.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $324 $1,206,000 2.8%
Staff $359 $1,338,000 3.1%
General Administration $241 $897,000 2.1%
School Administration $519 $1,934,000 4.4%
Operation $494 $1,840,000 4.2%
Transportation $215 $801,000 1.8%
Other $52 $193,000 0.4%
Total Support $2,204 $8,209,000 18.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,029 $11,280,000 25.9%
Total Expenditures $11,717 $43,634,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,525 $11,524,433,000 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $565 $998,054,000 4.7%
Staff $538 $950,230,000 4.5%
General Administration $132 $233,728,000 1.1%
School Administration $677 $1,195,608,000 5.6%
Operation $800 $1,412,553,000 6.7%
Transportation $513 $906,857,000 4.3%
Other $364 $642,609,000 3.0%
Total Support $3,589 $6,339,639,000 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,880 $3,320,620,000 15.7%
Total Expenditures $11,994 $21,184,692,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%