Jefferson High School

  • Jefferson High School serves 1,740 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 24% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jefferson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jefferson High School's student population of 1,740 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,740 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (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 High School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank#7595 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
96%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
2%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Diversity Score0.100.64
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Graduation Rate
91%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
14%
7%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Antonio Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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