East Jefferson High School

  • East Jefferson High School serves 1,176 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 69% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • East Jefferson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • East Jefferson High School's student population of 1,176 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 35% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,176 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Jefferson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Jefferson High School is 0.68, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#828 out of 1,277 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
25%
6%
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Black
35%
44%
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White
38%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Jefferson High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.680.61
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Graduation Rate
68%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
58%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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