Jeffersontown High School

  • Jeffersontown High School serves 1,139 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 36% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 51% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23%.

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School Overview

  • Jeffersontown High School's student population of 1,139 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 75 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,139 students
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Total Classroom Teachers75 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jeffersontown High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jeffersontown High School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall School Rank#640 out of 1,251 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
6%
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Black
40%
11%
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White
45%
77%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jeffersontown High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KY.
Diversity Score0.630.25
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Graduation Rate
85%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
54%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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