6560 Braddock Rd
Alexandria, VA 22312
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Thomas Jefferson High School serves 1,809 students in grades 9-12.
Thomas Jefferson High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,809 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in VA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • 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:

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson High School's student population of 1,809 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,809 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
100 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson High School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 1800 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
72%
8%
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Hispanic
3%
18%
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Black
2%
22%
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White
18%
46%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.45
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,809 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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