Jefferson Academy High School

  • Jefferson Academy High School serves 425 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jefferson Academy High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Jefferson Academy High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

School Overview

  • Jefferson Academy High School's student population of 425 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students425 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Academy High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Academy High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#27 out of 1768 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
75%
53%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.420.60
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Graduation Rate≥95%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Jefferson Academy High School is Jefferson Academy (0.0 miles away)
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