Thomas Jefferson High School

  • Thomas Jefferson High School serves 1,843 students in grades 9 - 12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the VA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • 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 1843 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 109 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 1,843 students
Thomas Jefferson High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Thomas Jefferson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 109 teachers
Thomas Jefferson High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
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 0.53 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 (1987-2014)
Asian
61%
6%
Thomas Jefferson High School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
2%
13%
Thomas Jefferson High School Black Students (1993-2013)
Black
1%
23%
Thomas Jefferson High School Black Students (1993-2013)
White
31%
52%
Thomas Jefferson High School White Students (1993-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Thomas Jefferson High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Thomas Jefferson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.53 0.42
Thomas Jefferson High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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%
33%
Thomas Jefferson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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 183,417 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 83% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,671 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,883 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Fairfax County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
218
4
Number of Students Managed 183,417 3,815
Fairfax County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 92% 79%
Fairfax County School District Graduation Rate (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,351 MM $42 MM
Fairfax County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,387 MM $42 MM
Fairfax County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,671 $10,576
Fairfax County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,883 $10,658
Fairfax County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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