Jefferson High School

  • Jefferson High School serves 2,031 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 27% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson High School's student population of 2,031 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 135 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,031 students
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Total Classroom Teachers135 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson High School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1567 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
26%
12%
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Black
14%
12%
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White
55%
69%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.610.50
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Graduation Rate
87%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette Corporation School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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