17 Gretna Blvd.
Gretna, LA 70053
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies serves 405 students in grades 9-12.
Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies placed in the top 5% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies's student population of 405 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanced Studies is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#22 out of 1267 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
18%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
7%
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Black
28%
43%
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White
41%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
81%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
2%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 405 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in LA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 1%)

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