Jefferson High School

  • Jefferson High School serves 309 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the TX average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 71%.
  • Jefferson High School operates within the Jefferson Independent School District.
  • Jefferson Independent School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the TX state average of 83%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 309 students has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 309 students
Jefferson High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Jefferson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Jefferson High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Jefferson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 16:1
Jefferson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Jefferson High School Asian Students (1990-2013)
Hispanic
5%
52%
Jefferson High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
40%
13%
Jefferson High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
54%
29%
Jefferson High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jefferson High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Jefferson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.41
Jefferson High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
44%
52%
Jefferson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Jefferson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson Independent School District's student population of 1,159 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,718 in this district is less than the state average of $12,126. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,421 is less than the state average of $11,704. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 1,159 825
Jefferson Independent School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 83%
Jefferson Independent School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $10 MM
Jefferson Independent School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $13 MM $10 MM
Jefferson Independent School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,718 $12,126
Jefferson Independent School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,421 $11,704
Jefferson Independent School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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    Grades: 1-4 | 349 students
    0.5 miles
    301 W Harrison
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    (903)665-2461
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  • JeffersonJefferson J High School
    Grades: 5-8 | 333 students
    0.6 miles
    804 N Alley
    JeffersonTX 75657
    (903)665-2461
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    Grades: PK-KG | 168 students
    1 miles
    304 W Broadway
    JeffersonTX 75657
    (903)665-2461
    1PK-KG168
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    Grades: 7-12 | 47 students
    13.2 miles
    P O Box 259
    KarnackTX 75661
    (903)679-3113
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    14.2 miles
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