Jefferson High School

  • Jefferson High School serves 350 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 61%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 55%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Jefferson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 29%.
  • Jefferson High School operates within the Delphos City School District.
  • Delphos City School District's 95% graduation rate is higher than the Ohio state average of 82%.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)

School Overview

  • Jefferson High School's student population of 350 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students350 students
Jefferson High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Jefferson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Jefferson High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeJefferson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Jefferson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3224 schools in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
61%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
55%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
Jefferson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
n/a
2%
Jefferson High School Asian Students (1997-1999)
Hispanic
2%
5%
Jefferson High School Black Students (2005-2016)
Black
n/a
16%
Jefferson High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
94%
71%
Jefferson High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Jefferson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsJefferson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownOH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.120.24
Jefferson High School Diversity Score (1993-2016)
Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
Jefferson High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
40%
Jefferson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
Jefferson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Jefferson High School is Delphos City School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 842 school districts in Ohio (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Delphos City School District's student population of 1,042 students has decreased by 5% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $10,327 in this district is less than the state average of $12,304. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,257 is less than the state average of $11,580. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameDelphos City School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    2
    Number of Students Managed1,042866
    Delphos City School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    80%
    61%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    63%
    55%
    District Graduation Rate≥95%
    82%
    District Total Revenue$11 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$10 MM$10 MM
    District Revenue / Student$10,327$12,304
    District Spending / Student$9,257$11,580
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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