While many Georgia high school students are struggling with the new state Math curriculum, students in Jackson County overall did fairly well in last spring’s End of Course Test in those sections.
Both Commerce High School and Jefferson High School were in the top one-third of Georgia high schools in Math 1 while all four high schools in the county were in the top tier in Math 2.
CHS had the best results in Math 1 with a 15.1 percent failure rate, significantly better than its last two testing cycles. JHS had a 16.1 failure rate in Math 1.
Both Jackson County High School and East Jackson Comprehensive High School fell down to the middle tier of state schools in the Math 1 testing. JCCHS had a 29.9 percent failure rate while EJCHS had a 38.6 percent failure rate.
In Math 2, JHS had a 8.4 percent failure rate, which put it among the top 10 high schools in the state in that subject. CHS had a 23.4 percent failure rate while JCCHS had a 23.7 percent rate.
EJCHS had a 36.5 percent failure rate in Math 2. Despite some high failure rates, those results were among the top third in the state as many other high schools did much worse in Math testing.