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 85
10 69
11 73
12 65

Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Jefferson County. R-VII School District located in Festus, MO. It has 292 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jefferson High School is the 270th largest public high school in Missouri and the 14,893rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.2 to 1.

Total Students: 292
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.11
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,893rd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 270th out of 615
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 358th out of 614
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 281st out of 614

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Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 147
(50%)
147
(50%)
 Female 145
(50%)
145
(50%)

Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 279
(96%)
279
(96%)
 Black 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
3
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 206
(71%)
206
(71%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 67
(23%)
67
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(7%)
19
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson High School is ranked 375th out of 602 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.5%) is lower than the state average of 44.4%. 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.

Jefferson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 74
2010 152
2011 241
2012 303
2013 305
2014 308
2015 292

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 6.7
2010 10.2
2011 11.9
2012 13.7
2013 13.6
2014 13.4
2015 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.24324324324324
2010 0.28289473684211
2011 0.26970954356846
2012 0.27062706270627
2013 0.31147540983607
2014 0.28571428571429
2015 0.29452054794521

Compare Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.5%
 
State Average 44.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jefferson High School
Festus, MO
Public 09 - 12 292 13.2:1  
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Private 09 - 12 295 14:1 5 miles
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Festus Middle School
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Valmeyer High School
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Desoto Senior High School
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Public 09 - 12 961 17.7:1 13 miles
Desoto Junior High School
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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