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
9 416
10 413
11 336
12 325

Thomas Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Cedar Rapids Community School District located in Cedar Rapids, IA. It has 1,490 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Jefferson High School is the 18th largest public high school in Iowa and the 3,388th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,490
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 86.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,388th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 18th out of 366
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 332nd out of 365
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 18th out of 366

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Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 753
(51%)
2,548
(51%)
 Female 737
(49%)
2,479
(49%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,064
(71%)
3,603
(72%)
 Black 237
(16%)
755
(15%)
 Hispanic 83
(6%)
250
(5%)
 Two or More 72
(5%)
269
(5%)
 Asian 19
(1%)
114
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
16
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 761
(51%)
2,835
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 617
(41%)
1,906
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 112
(8%)
286
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked 13th out of 362 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.9%) is higher than the state average of 36.6%. 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
2013 1495
2014 1516
2015 1490

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
2013 16.5
2014 17.4
2015 17.2

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
2013 0.48896321070234
2014 0.49406332453826
2015 0.48926174496644

Compare Thomas Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,426.6% 14.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 36.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.9%
 

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