Jefferson High School



Jefferson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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
9 517
10 437
11 373
12 341

Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Hillsborough School District located in Tampa, FL. It has 1,668 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jefferson High School is the 248th largest public high school in Florida and the 2,694th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,668
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 93
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,694th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 248th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 478th out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 198th out of 947

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Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 878
(53%)
31,930
(49%)
 Male 790
(47%)
32,910
(51%)

Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 969
(58%)
21,982
(34%)
 Black 474
(28%)
14,051
(22%)
 White 144
(9%)
23,862
(37%)
 Two or More 47
(3%)
2,471
(4%)
 Asian 25
(1%)
2,122
(3%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
242
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
110
(0%)

Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 1,269
(76%)
34,567
(53%)
 Not Eligible 399
(24%)
30,273
(47%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson High School is ranked 101st out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.1%) is higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Jefferson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1882
2006 1810
2007 1845
2008 1650
2009 1611
2010 1730
2011 1689
2012 1623
2013 1544
2014 1518
2015 1668

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 37.6
2006 22.9
2007 17.5
2008 15.1
2009 16.3
2010 17.7
2011 17.4
2012 16.4
2013 15.8
2014 15.6
2015 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.55472901168969
2006 0.59779005524862
2007 0.59186991869919
2008 0.65878787878788
2009 0.67163252638113
2010 0.67861271676301
2011 0.68383658969805
2012 0.71965495995071
2013 0.73186528497409
2014 0.76086956521739
2015 0.76079136690647

Compare Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 76.1%
 

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