Jefferson Forest High School

Jefferson Forest High School serves 1,371 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Jefferson Forest High School operates within the Bedford County School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1371 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,371 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Asian
3%
6%
Hispanic
2%
12%
Black
8%
24%
White
85%
53%
Two or more races
2%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.27 0.41
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.
9%
32%
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.
3%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,513 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Bedford County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
4
Number of Students Managed 10,513 3,850
Graduation Rate 86% 77%
District Total Revenue $118 MM $43 MM
District Spending $111 MM $42 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,793 $11,282
District Spending / Student $10,129 $11,065
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brookville High School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Forest Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ForestForest Elementary School
    One Scholar Ln
    ForestVA 24551
    (434)525-2681
    0.1 mi | 459 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ForestForest Middle School
    100 Ashwood Dr
    ForestVA 24551
    (434)525-6630
    0.6 mi | 976 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ForestThomas Jefferson Elementary School
    1255 Patriot Place
    ForestVA 24551
    (434)534-6159
    1.4 mi | 591 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LynchburgTomahawk Elementary School
    155 Bee Dr
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)237-4090
    4 mi | 671 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LynchburgBrookville Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    320 Bee Dr
    LynchburgVA 24502
    (434)239-9267
    4.1 mi | 685 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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