Jefferson Forest High School

  • Jefferson Forest High School serves 1,387 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 97% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jefferson Forest High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

Jefferson Forest High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Jefferson Forest High School's student population of 1,387 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 Students1,387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Forest High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Forest High School is 0.28, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#382 out of 1791 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
76%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.280.68
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Graduation Rate
92%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBedford County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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