Thomas Jefferson High School

  • Thomas Jefferson High School serves 1,823 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥99% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Thomas Jefferson High School's student population of 1,823 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 107 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,823 students
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Total Classroom Teachers107 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,796 schools in Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson High School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
80%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
64%
7%
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Hispanic
3%
14%
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Black
1%
23%
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White
26%
50%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.520.42
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Graduation Rate≥99%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFairfax County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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