West Jefferson High School

  • West Jefferson High School serves 353 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 62%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Ohio state average of 29%.

Top Placements

West Jefferson High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

  • West Jefferson High School's student population of 353 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Jefferson High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Jefferson High School is 0.04, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OH)
Overall School Rank#1428 out of 3,224 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
63%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
5%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
98%
71%
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Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.04n/a
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Graduation Rate≥95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
23%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Local School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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