Jefferson Senior High School

  • Jefferson Senior High School serves 1,651 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jefferson Senior High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jefferson Senior High School's student population of 1,651 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Senior High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,791 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Senior High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#447 out of 1791 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
11%
11%
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White
70%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.490.54
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Graduation Rate
91%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBloomington Public School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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