West Jefferson High School

  • West Jefferson High School serves 216 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the Idaho state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Jefferson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 25%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Jefferson High School's student population of 216 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students216 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Jefferson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 676 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Jefferson High School is 0.40, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank#344 out of 676 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
27%
18%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
73%
75%
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Diversity Score0.400.40
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Graduation Rate≥90%
79%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Jefferson School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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