Thomas Jefferson High School

4248 S 288th St
Auburn, WA 98001
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Thomas Jefferson High School serves 1,703 students in grades 9-12.
Thomas Jefferson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

Thomas Jefferson High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson High School's student population of 1,703 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,703 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson High School is 0.80, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1440 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
20%
8%
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Hispanic
27%
23%
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Black
13%
4%
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White
26%
54%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
10%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.800.64
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Graduation Rate
94%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFederal Way School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas Jefferson High School is Career Academy At Truman High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kilo Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Camelot Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Auburn Camelot Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 307 students
    0.6 miles
    4041 S 298th
    Auburn, WA 98001
    (253) 945-2500
    0.6 PK-5 307
  • Auburn Valhalla Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 587 students
    0.6 miles
    27847 42nd Av S
    Auburn, WA 98001
    (253) 945-4300
    0.6 PK-5 587
  • Kent Star Lake Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 430 students
    1.1 miles
    4014 S 270th
    Kent, WA 98031
    (253) 945-4000
    1.1 PK-5 430
  • Auburn Kilo Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 604 students
    1.2 miles
    4400 S 308th St
    Auburn, WA 98001
    (253) 945-4700
    1.2 6-8 604
  • Auburn Lake Dolloff Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 489 students
    1.2 miles
    4200 S 308th St
    Auburn, WA 98001
    (253) 945-2800
    1.2 PK-5 489

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