Jefferson Township High School

Tel: (973)697-3535
  • Jefferson Township High School serves 1,006 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Jefferson Township High School operates within the Jefferson Township Public School District.
  • Jefferson Township Public School District's 94% graduation rate is equal to the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1006 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,006 students
Jefferson Township High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Jefferson Township High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 90 teachers
Jefferson Township High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Jefferson Township High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Jefferson Township High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
4%
10%
Jefferson Township High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
8%
25%
Jefferson Township High School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
n/a
16%
Jefferson Township High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
87%
48%
Jefferson Township High School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jefferson Township High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Jefferson Township High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson Township High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ 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.
0.24 0.42
Jefferson Township High School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
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.
7%
31%
Jefferson Township High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
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.
3%
5%
Jefferson Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2015)

District Comparison

  • Jefferson Township Public School District's student population of 3,213 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,104 in this district is less than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,768 is less than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has grown by 20% over four years.
School District Name Jefferson Township Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 3,213 954
Jefferson Township Public School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 94% 94%
Jefferson Township Public School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $63 MM $20 MM
Jefferson Township Public School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $62 MM $20 MM
Jefferson Township Public School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,104 $21,422
Jefferson Township Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,768 $21,053
Jefferson Township Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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