Thomas Jefferson High School

  • Thomas Jefferson High School serves 867 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the VA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Thomas Jefferson High School operates within the Richmond City School District.
  • Richmond City School District's 60% graduation rate is lower than the VA state average of 79%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 867 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students867 students
Thomas Jefferson High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Thomas Jefferson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers63 teachers
Thomas Jefferson High School Total Teachers (1990-2015)
Students by GradeThomas Jefferson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(VA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
Thomas Jefferson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
Asian
2%
6%
Thomas Jefferson High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
5%
14%
Thomas Jefferson High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
73%
23%
Thomas Jefferson High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
20%
52%
Thomas Jefferson High School White Students (1995-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsThomas Jefferson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownVA 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.
0.430.66
Thomas Jefferson High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
95%
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Richmond City School District's student population of 23,049 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 60% has increased from 52% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,776 is higher than the state average of $10,576. The district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,874 is higher than the state average of $10,658. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameRichmond City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
4
Number of Students Managed23,0493,627
Richmond City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate60%79%
Richmond City School District Graduation Rate (1995-2015)
District Total Revenue$326 MM$42 MM
Richmond City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$328 MM$42 MM
Richmond City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$13,776$10,576
Richmond City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$13,874$10,658
Richmond City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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5  7/23/2011
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