West Jefferson High School

West Jefferson High School serves 345 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the OH average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 0% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 27%.
West Jefferson High School operates within the Jefferson Local School District.
The school district's 85% graduation rate is lower than the OH state average of 87%.

Overview

The student population of 345 students has declined by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 345 students
West Jefferson High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
West Jefferson High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade West Jefferson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.00 is less than the state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (OH) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
West Jefferson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
White
100%
73%
West Jefferson High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups West Jefferson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown OH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.00 0.22
West Jefferson High School Diversity Score (1996-2013)
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.
61%
34%
West Jefferson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2013)
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.
15%
6%
West Jefferson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,207 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 85% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,878 is less than the state average of $10,997. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,910 is less than the state average of $10,473. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Local School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
2
Number of Students Managed 1,207 905
Jefferson Local School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 85% 87%
Jefferson Local School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $12 MM
Jefferson Local School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $13 MM $11 MM
Jefferson Local School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,878 $10,997
Jefferson Local School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,910 $10,473
Jefferson Local School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hilliard Bradley High School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is West Jefferson Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Norwood Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West JeffersonWest Jefferson Middle School
    2 Roughrider Dr
    West JeffersonOH 43162
    (614)879-8345
    0 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 295 students                      
  • West JeffersonNorwood Elementary School
    899 Norwood Dr
    West JeffersonOH 43162
    (614)879-7642
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 567 students                      
  • GallowayAlton Hall Elementary School
    1000 Alton Rd
    GallowayOH 43119
    (614)801-8000
    5.2 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 516 students                      
  • HilliardBrown Elementary School
    2494 Walker Rd
    HilliardOH 43026
    (614)921-5400
    6.1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 523 students                      
  • HilliardHilliard Bradley High School
    2800 Walker Rd
    HilliardOH 43026
    (614)921-7400
    6.3 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1412 students                      

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