Jefferson High School

Jefferson High School serves 340 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 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 69%.
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 340 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 340 students
Jefferson High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Jefferson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jefferson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 14:1
Jefferson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Jefferson High School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
4%
50%
Jefferson High School Hispanic (1990-2012)
Black
39%
13%
Jefferson High School Black (1988-2012)
White
54%
31%
Jefferson High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson High School Sch Ethnicity Jefferson High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.99
Jefferson High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
31%
44%
Jefferson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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 (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,220 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 87% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Jefferson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
4
Number of Students Managed 1,220 730
Jefferson Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 87% 80%
Jefferson Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $14 MM $9 MM
Jefferson Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $14 MM $9 MM
Jefferson Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,682 $11,947
Jefferson Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,047 $12,666
Jefferson Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Jefferson Jefferson Elementary School
    301 West Harrison
    Jefferson , TX , 75657
    (903)665-2461
    0.5  mi  |  356  students  |  Gr.  1-4
  • Jefferson Jefferson J High School
    804 North Alley
    Jefferson , TX , 75657
    (903)665-2461
    0.6  mi  |  362  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Jefferson Jefferson Primary School
    304 West Broadway
    Jefferson , TX , 75657
    (903)665-2461
    1  mi  |  162  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Karnack Karnack High School
    655 Fason St
    Karnack , TX , 75661
    (903)679-3113
    13.2  mi  |  67  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Linden Linden-kildare High School
    2913 Farm Rd 125 South
    Linden , TX , 75563
    (903)756-7026
    14.2  mi  |  261  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Texas public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.99, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Texas is Texhoma Independent School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.