Thomas Jefferson High School

Thomas Jefferson High School serves 1,854 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 47%.
Thomas Jefferson High School operates within the Fairfax County Public s School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1854 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,854 students
Thomas Jefferson High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 108 teachers
Thomas Jefferson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Thomas Jefferson High School 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 0.57 is less than the state average of 0.84. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Thomas Jefferson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
53%
6%
Thomas Jefferson High School Asian (1993-2012)
Hispanic
2%
12%
Thomas Jefferson High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
1%
25%
Thomas Jefferson High School Black (1993-2012)
White
39%
53%
Thomas Jefferson High School White (1993-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Thomas Jefferson High School Sch Ethnicity Thomas 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.
0.57 0.84
Thomas Jefferson 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.
1%
32%
Thomas Jefferson 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.
n/a
7%
Thomas Jefferson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 177,551 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Fairfax County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
194
8
Number of Students Managed 177,551 3,801
Fairfax County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 90% 77%
Fairfax County Public s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $2,371 MM $43 MM
Fairfax County Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,490 MM $42 MM
Fairfax County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,028 $11,282
Fairfax County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $14,732 $11,065
Fairfax 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 Annandale High School (2.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Holmes Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Weyanoke Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Alexandria Weyanoke Elementary School
    6520 Braddock Rd
    Alexandria , VA , 22312
    (703)813-5400
    0.2  mi  |  576  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Alexandria Holmes Middle School
    6525 Montrose St
    Alexandria , VA , 22312
    (703)658-5900
    0.3  mi  |  783  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Alexandria Alc At Montrose
    Alternative School
    6525 Montrose St
    Alexandria , VA , 22312
    (703)426-7340
    Alternative School
    0.3  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Annandale Columbia Elementary School
    6720 Alpine Dr
    Annandale , VA , 22003
    (703)916-2500
    0.9  mi  |  450  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Springfield Plum Center For Lifelong Learning
    Alternative School
    6815 Edsall Rd
    Springfield , VA , 22151
    (703)658-2784
    Alternative School
    1.1  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a

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Alexandria, 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 0.28, which is lower than the Virginia average of 0.39. The most diverse school in Alexandria is Franconia Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virginia or national school diversity statistics.