Jefferson High School

Jefferson High School serves 349 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 71%.
Jefferson High School operates within the Jefferson Independent School District.
Jefferson Independent School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 349 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 349 students
Jefferson High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Jefferson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Jefferson High School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Jefferson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 16:1
Jefferson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Hispanic
5%
52%
Jefferson High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
41%
13%
Jefferson High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
52%
29%
Jefferson High School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.56 0.41
Jefferson High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
53%
Jefferson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
Jefferson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Jefferson Independent School District's student population of 1,215 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 86% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,122 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,424 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,215 838
Jefferson Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 83%
Jefferson Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $9 MM
Jefferson Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $14 MM $10 MM
Jefferson Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,122 $12,250
Jefferson Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,424 $12,682
Jefferson Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Karnack High School (13.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jefferson J High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JeffersonJefferson Elementary School
    Grades: 1-4 | 361 students
    0.5 miles
    301 West Harrison
    JeffersonTX 75657
    (903)665-2461
    0.51-4361
  • JeffersonJefferson J High School
    Grades: 5-8 | 324 students
    0.6 miles
    804 North Alley
    JeffersonTX 75657
    (903)665-2461
    0.65-8324
  • JeffersonJefferson Primary School
    Grades: PK-KG | 181 students
    1 miles
    304 West Broadway
    JeffersonTX 75657
    (903)665-2461
    1PK-KG181
  • KarnackKarnack High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 57 students
    13.2 miles
    655 Fason St
    KarnackTX 75661
    (903)679-3113
    13.27-1257
  • LindenLinden-kildare High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 221 students
    14.2 miles
    2913 Farm Rd 125 South
    LindenTX 75563
    (903)756-5314
    14.29-12221

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