Thomas Jefferson High School



Thomas Jefferson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 427
10 374
11 329
12 334

Thomas Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Cedar Rapids Community School District located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It has 1,464 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Jefferson High School is the 16th largest public high school in Iowa and the 3,361st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,464
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 95.5

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Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 753
(51%)
2,473
(51%)
 Female 711
(49%)
2,421
(49%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,144
(78%)
3,742
(76%)
 Black 180
(12%)
660
(13%)
 Hispanic 61
(4%)
188
(4%)
 Two or More 46
(3%)
160
(3%)
 Asian 25
(2%)
113
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
24
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
7
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 797
(54%)
3,178
(65%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 563
(38%)
1,474
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 104
(7%)
242
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked 14th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.6%) is higher than the state average of 35.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Thomas Jefferson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1552
2006 1629
2007 1666
2008 1648
2009 1610
2010 1535
2011 1517
2012 1464

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 17.3
2007 16.9
2008 16.5
2009 16.2
2010 15.5
2011 15.5
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26675257731959
2006 0.33578882750153
2007 0.31212484993998
2008 0.34587378640777
2009 0.3304347826087
2010 0.37654723127036
2011 0.38826631509558
2012 0.45560109289617

Compare Thomas Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
This School 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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