Jefferson Forest High School

Jefferson Forest High School serves 1,339 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 47%.
Jefferson Forest High School operates within the Bedford County Public s School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1339 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,339 students
Jefferson Forest High School Total Students (1991-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
Jefferson Forest High School Total Classroom Teachers (1991-2012)
Students by Grade Jefferson Forest High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Jefferson Forest High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1991-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
6%
Jefferson Forest High School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Jefferson Forest High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
7%
25%
Jefferson Forest High School Black (1993-2012)
White
84%
53%
Jefferson Forest High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson Forest High School Sch Ethnicity Jefferson Forest 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.
0.29 0.64
Jefferson Forest High School Diversity Score (1993-2012)
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.
8%
32%
Jefferson Forest High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Jefferson Forest High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,562 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 Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
22
6
Number of Students Managed 10,562 3,669
Bedford County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 86% 77%
Bedford County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $118 MM $43 MM
District Spending $111 MM $42 MM
Bedford County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,793 $11,282
Bedford County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,129 $11,065
Bedford County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Forest Forest Elementary School
    One Scholar Ln
    Forest , VA , 24551
    (434)525-2681
    0.1  mi  |  453  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Forest Forest Middle School
    100 Ashwood Dr
    Forest , VA , 24551
    (434)525-6630
    0.6  mi  |  971  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Forest Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
    1255 Patriot Place
    Forest , VA , 24551
    (434)534-6159
    1.4  mi  |  622  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lynchburg Tomahawk Elementary School
    155 Bee Dr
    Lynchburg , VA , 24502
    (434)237-4090
    4  mi  |  635  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Lynchburg Brookville Middle School
    320 Bee Dr
    Lynchburg , VA , 24502
    (434)239-9267
    4.1  mi  |  680  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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County, VA 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 0.00, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.64. The most diverse school district in County is School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.