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Jefferson High School
  • Public
  • JEFFERSON, GA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade B
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

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Jefferson High School is a highly rated, public school located in JEFFERSON, GA. It has 1,184 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 69% of students are at least proficient in math and 76% in reading.

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Jefferson High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
76%
Percent Proficient - Math
69%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1170
251 responses
Average ACT
25
107 responses
AP Enrollment
10%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$58,451
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$729
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$201,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
87%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
87%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 32 responses
  • The rival football game
    66%
  • Band Concert
    13%
  • Pep rallies
    9%
  • AFJROTC drill meets
    6%
  • Chorus Concert
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%
  • Homecoming
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,184
Free or Reduced Lunch
19%
95%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 20 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 19 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,382
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.5%
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 24 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 24 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 24 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$9,177 / year
National
$12,239
81%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 32 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 32 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 32 responses

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