Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies



Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 99
10 87
11 98
12 105

Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies is a public high school of the Jefferson Parish School District located in Gretna, LA. It has 389 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies is the 241st largest public high school in Louisiana and the 12,813th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.3 to 1.

Total Students: 389
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,813th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Louisiana: 241st out of 377
Student/Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 154th out of 289
Full Time Teacher Rank in Louisiana: 181st out of 289

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Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 200
(51%)
6,583
(49%)
 Male 189
(49%)
6,803
(51%)

Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 156
(40%)
3,925
(29%)
 Black 123
(32%)
5,307
(40%)
 Asian 57
(15%)
722
(5%)
 Hispanic 31
(8%)
3,035
(23%)
 Two or More 17
(4%)
272
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
91
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
34
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 229
(59%)
4,985
(37%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(33%)
7,562
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(8%)
839
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies is ranked 272nd out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.1%) is lower than the state average of 54.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 for Advanced Studies Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 N/A
2006 186
2007 218
2008 257
2009 290
2010 361
2011 417
2012 452
2013 454
2014 400
2015 389

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 13.3
2007 13.6
2008 11.7
2009 10.7
2010 17.2
2011 17.4
2012 19.7
2013 17.5
2014 14.3
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.58064516129032
2007 0.46788990825688
2008 0.43579766536965
2009 0.41034482758621
2010 0.37396121883657
2011 0.42685851318945
2012 0.4070796460177
2013 0.4273127753304
2014 0.435
2015 0.41131105398458

Compare Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 

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