Thomas Jefferson High School

  • Thomas Jefferson High School serves 1,820 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 49%.
  • Thomas Jefferson High School operates within the Fairfax County School District.
  • Fairfax County School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1820 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 108 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,820 students
Thomas Jefferson High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Thomas Jefferson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 108 teachers
Thomas Jefferson High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by Grade Thomas Jefferson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Thomas Jefferson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
60%
6%
Thomas Jefferson High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
1%
14%
Thomas Jefferson High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
1%
23%
Thomas Jefferson High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
30%
51%
Thomas Jefferson High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Thomas Jefferson High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
6%
5%
Thomas Jefferson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Thomas Jefferson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VA 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.
0.55 0.42
Thomas Jefferson High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
1%
34%
Thomas Jefferson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
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.
n/a
6%
Thomas Jefferson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

  • Fairfax County School District's student population of 185,509 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $14,039 is higher than the state average of $11,380. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,526 is higher than the state average of $11,077. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Fairfax County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
218
4
Number of Students Managed 185,509 3,627
Fairfax County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 92% 79%
Fairfax County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $2,575 MM $41 MM
Fairfax County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,848 MM $40 MM
Fairfax County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,039 $11,380
Fairfax County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,526 $11,077
Fairfax County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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