East Jefferson High School

400 Phlox Street
Metairie, LA 70001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
East Jefferson High School serves 1,203 students in grades 9-12.
East Jefferson High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

East Jefferson High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

East Jefferson High School's student population of 1,203 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,203 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

East Jefferson High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of East Jefferson High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#570 out of 1277 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
31%
7%
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Black
32%
43%
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White
33%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.700.61
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Graduation Rate
65%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to East Jefferson High School is Martyn Alternative School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is T.h. Harris Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bridgedale Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Metairie Bridgedale Elementary School Math: 92% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 458 students
    0.4 miles
    808 Zinnia Street
    Metairie, LA 70001
    (504) 888-6807
    0.4 PK-5 458
  • Metairie Ella Dolhonde Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 501 students
    1.2 miles
    219 Severn Avenue
    Metairie, LA 70001
    (504) 837-5370
    1.2 PK-5 501
  • Metairie T.h. Harris Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 653 students
    1.2 miles
    911 Elise Avenue
    Metairie, LA 70003
    (504) 733-0867
    1.2 6-8 653
  • New Orleans Riverdale Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 51% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 807 students
    1.3 miles
    3900 Jefferson Hwy.
    New Orleans, LA 70121
    (504) 828-2706
    1.3 6-8 807
  • Metairie Rudolph Matas School Math: 73% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 561 students
    1.3 miles
    1201 Elise Street
    Metairie, LA 70003
    (504) 733-6200
    1.3 PK-8 561

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