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
9 520
10 486
11 468
12 469

Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Lafayette School Corporation located in Lafayette, IN. It has 1,943 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jefferson High School is the 34th largest public high school in Indiana and the 1,625th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,943
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 128.87

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Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,000
(51%)
1,536
(51%)
 Male 943
(49%)
1,496
(49%)

Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,134
(58%)
1,777
(59%)
 Hispanic 403
(21%)
628
(21%)
 Black 272
(14%)
427
(14%)
 Two or More 116
(6%)
167
(6%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
19
(1%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,011
(52%)
1,631
(54%)
 Not Eligible 768
(40%)
1,141
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 164
(8%)
260
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson High School is ranked 15th out of 0 ranked schools in Indiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.5%) is higher than the state average of 43.7%. 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 2214
2006 2270
2007 2268
2008 2251
2009 2191
2010 2191
2011 1973
2012 1943

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 N/A
2007 17.3
2008 16.9
2009 15.8
2010 15.3
2011 14.7
2012 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33062330623306
2006 0.38502202643172
2007 0.37654320987654
2008 0.44247001332741
2009 0.51392058420812
2010 0.55591054313099
2011 0.55499239736442
2012 0.60473494595986

Compare Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,610.3% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 60.5%
 

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