Thomas Jefferson High School

6560 Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 1,902 students in grades 9-12, Thomas Jefferson High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,902 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1% in VA)
  • : Top 20%
  • : ≥95% (Top 30%)
  • : ≥80% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Thomas Jefferson High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson High School's student population of 1,902 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,902 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
107 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas Jefferson High School ranks within the top 20% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (VA)
#196 out of 1792 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Thomas Jefferson High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(20-21)
≥95%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thomas Jefferson High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
≥80%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thomas Jefferson High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
66%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
18%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
20%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Thomas Jefferson High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥99%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Thomas Jefferson High School and public school graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thomas Jefferson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
6%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thomas Jefferson High School's ranking?
Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked #196 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥95% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while ≥80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Thomas Jefferson High School?
The graduation rate of Thomas Jefferson High School is 99%, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 89%.
How many students attend Thomas Jefferson High School?
1,902 students attend Thomas Jefferson High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Thomas Jefferson High School students are Asian, 20% of students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thomas Jefferson High School?
Thomas Jefferson High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Thomas Jefferson High School offer ?
Thomas Jefferson High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Thomas Jefferson High School part of?
Thomas Jefferson High School is part of Fairfax Co PBLC Schs School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,902 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : ≥95% (Top 30%)
  • : ≥80% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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