East Jefferson High School



East Jefferson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East 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
9 365
10 321
11 294
12 196

East Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Jefferson Parish School District located in Metairie, LA. It has 1,176 students in grades 9th through 12th. East Jefferson High School is the 58th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 4,916th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,176
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 76.8

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East Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 622
(53%)
6,803
(51%)
 Female 554
(47%)
6,583
(49%)

East Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 437
(37%)
3,925
(29%)
 Black 405
(34%)
5,307
(40%)
 Hispanic 291
(25%)
3,035
(23%)
 Asian 21
(2%)
722
(5%)
 Two or More 14
(1%)
272
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(0%)
34
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
91
(1%)

East Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 684
(58%)
7,562
(56%)
 Not Eligible 435
(37%)
4,985
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(5%)
839
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

East Jefferson High School is ranked 37th out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.5%. 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.

East Jefferson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 937
2006 963
2007 893
2008 876
2009 942
2010 1058
2011 1130
2012 1098
2013 1044
2014 1160
2015 1176

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 17.3
2007 15.6
2008 15.1
2009 15.4
2010 17.1
2011 18.8
2012 19.3
2013 18.3
2014 17.8
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.34258271077908
2006 0.39460020768432
2007 0.47256438969765
2008 0.48630136986301
2009 0.57430997876858
2010 0.57088846880907
2011 0.61592920353982
2012 0.6247723132969
2013 0.62260536398467
2014 0.67068965517241
2015 0.63010204081633

Compare East Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 
This School 63.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,176 15.3:1  
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