South Jefferson High School

Tel: (315)232-4531
  • South Jefferson High School serves 623 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • South Jefferson High School operates within the South Jefferson Central School District.
  • South Jefferson Central School District's 81% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 623 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students623 students
South Jefferson High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %South Jefferson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
South Jefferson High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeSouth Jefferson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
South Jefferson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
9%
South Jefferson High School Asian Students (1999-2014)
Hispanic
2%
25%
South Jefferson High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
n/a
18%
South Jefferson High School Black Students (2003-2014)
White
96%
45%
South Jefferson High School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
2%
2%
South Jefferson High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsSouth Jefferson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY 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.
0.080.70
South Jefferson High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
37%
45%
South 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.
7%
6%
South Jefferson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • South Jefferson Central School District's student population of 1,986 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 81% has increased from 77% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,005 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,792 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 40% over four years.
School District NameSouth Jefferson Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed1,986935
South Jefferson Central School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate81%87%
South Jefferson Central School District Graduation Rate (1999-2015)
District Total Revenue$28 MM$29 MM
South Jefferson Central School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$40 MM$30 MM
South Jefferson Central School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$14,005$23,859
South Jefferson Central School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$19,792$24,841
South Jefferson Central School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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