30 reviews
  1. Jefferson County School District
  2. 9-12
  3. Public
C
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C-
  2. Diversity
    C-
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Readiness
    C-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    C-
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Address
2277 Main St.
Fayette, MS 39069
Telephone
(601) 786-3919
Website
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Jefferson County High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
22%
Percent Proficient - Math
5%
Average Graduation Rate
72%
Average SAT
Data not available
Average ACT
21
27 responses
AP Enrollment
Data not available

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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Students

Diversity
C-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
378
Free or Reduced Lunch
99%
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.5 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.5 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,485
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.5%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.6 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.6 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.6 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on expenses per student, number of sports offered, and student and parent reviews.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$8,961/ year
National
$11,890
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Jefferson County High School Reviews

30 reviews
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The Jefferson County High School genuinely is a school of family. If you, as a student, attend school here, obey the teachers, and complete assignments effectively and on time, you have nothing to worry about. I would say that its is very traditional and executes procedures strictly by the book. Overall, my experience at the Jefferson County High School was unforgettable.
Jefferson County In Mississippi is a great school to me. It's not that much there but it's still great. The athletes do there work and make good grades. The principle is very encouraging. The teachers will help you if needed. Mostly everyone gets Alone with one another. I would like them to get more technology
I feel safe at school regardless. There has never been a time that I felt uncomfortable, misplaced, or out of place.