Thomas Jefferson High School

4001 Walnut Hill Ln
Dallas, TX 75229
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,462 students in grades 9-12, Thomas Jefferson High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 73% (Btm 50% in TX)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Thomas Jefferson High School's student population of 1,462 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
101 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas Jefferson High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
#6154 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30%
37%
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20%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
94%
53%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
1%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.12
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73%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thomas Jefferson High School's ranking?
Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked #6154 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
What is the graduation rate of Thomas Jefferson High School?
The graduation rate of Thomas Jefferson High School is 73%, which is lower than the Texas state average of 89%.
How many students attend Thomas Jefferson High School?
1,462 students attend Thomas Jefferson High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Thomas Jefferson High School students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thomas Jefferson High School?
Thomas Jefferson High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Thomas Jefferson High School offer ?
Thomas Jefferson High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Thomas Jefferson High School part of?
Thomas Jefferson High School is part of Dallas ISD School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,462 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 73% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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