Jefferson Forest High School

  • Jefferson Forest High School serves 1,335 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 94% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Forest High School's student population of 1,335 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,335 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Forest High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Forest High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#463 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
7%
23%
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White
85%
50%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Forest High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.270.67
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Graduation Rate
91%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson Forest High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBEDFORD CO PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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