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
9 311
10 360
11 302
12 261

Thomas Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Council Bluffs Community School District located in Council Bluffs, IA. It has 1,234 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Jefferson High School is the 30th largest public high school in Iowa and the 4,472nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,234
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 71.83

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Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 630
(51%)
1,322
(52%)
 Female 604
(49%)
1,233
(48%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 933
(76%)
2,044
(80%)
 Hispanic 181
(15%)
312
(12%)
 Black 72
(6%)
101
(4%)
 Two or More 30
(2%)
51
(2%)
 American Indian 12
(1%)
26
(1%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
4
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 652
(53%)
1,148
(45%)
 Not Eligible 447
(36%)
1,172
(46%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 135
(11%)
235
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked 7th 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 (63.8%) is significantly 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 1186
2006 1290
2007 1272
2008 1314
2009 1329
2010 1294
2011 1291
2012 1234

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 18.7
2007 18
2008 18.3
2009 15.7
2010 20.8
2011 19.4
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52866779089376
2006 0.53100775193798
2007 0.5872641509434
2008 0.57305936073059
2009 0.61851015801354
2010 0.63137557959815
2011 0.71107668474051
2012 0.63776337115073

Compare Thomas Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 63.8%
 

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