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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Jefferson High School operates within the Jefferson Independent School District.
The school district's 87% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 349 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 349 students
Jefferson High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Jefferson High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Jefferson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 14:1
Jefferson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
4%
51%
Jefferson High School Black Students (1990-2013)
Black
41%
13%
Jefferson High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
54%
30%
Jefferson High School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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.
0.54 0.41
Jefferson High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
54%
53%
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.
5%
7%
Jefferson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,435 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,682 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 29% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,047 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,435 822
Jefferson Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 87% 80%
Jefferson Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $9 MM
Jefferson Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $14 MM $9 MM
Jefferson Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,682 $11,947
Jefferson Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,047 $12,666
Jefferson Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JeffersonJefferson Elementary School
    301 West Harrison
    JeffersonTX 75657
    (903)665-2461
    0.5 mi | Gr. 1-4 | 354 students                      
  • JeffersonJefferson J High School
    804 North Alley
    JeffersonTX 75657
    (903)665-2461
    0.6 mi | Gr. 5-8 | 348 students                      
  • JeffersonJefferson Primary School
    304 West Broadway
    JeffersonTX 75657
    (903)665-2461
    1 mi | Gr. PK-KG | 191 students                      
  • KarnackKarnack High School
    655 Fason St
    KarnackTX 75661
    (903)679-3113
    13.2 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 62 students                      
  • LindenLinden-kildare High School
    2913 Farm Rd 125 South
    LindenTX 75563
    (903)756-7026
    14.2 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 253 students                      

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