Jefferson City High School



Jefferson City High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson City 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
9 714
10 638
11 594
12 554

Jefferson City High School is a public high school of the Jefferson City School District located in Jefferson City, MO. It has 2,500 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jefferson City High School is the 2nd largest public high school in Missouri and the 647th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 2,500
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 161.98

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Jefferson City High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,295
(52%)
1,295
(52%)
 Female 1,205
(48%)
1,205
(48%)

Jefferson City High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,768
(71%)
1,768
(71%)
 Black 428
(17%)
428
(17%)
 Two or More 137
(5%)
137
(5%)
 Hispanic 128
(5%)
128
(5%)
 Asian 28
(1%)
28
(1%)
 American Indian 10
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Jefferson City High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,367
(55%)
1,367
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 952
(38%)
952
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 181
(7%)
181
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson City High School is ranked 6th out of 602 ranked schools in Missouri, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson City High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.4%. 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 City High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1870
2006 1913
2007 1933
2008 1980
2009 1889
2010 1912
2011 1957
2012 2620
2013 2573
2014 2534
2015 2500

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 17.6
2007 17.5
2008 17.7
2009 15.9
2010 16.9
2011 17.2
2012 15.7
2013 15.5
2014 14.8
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.23475935828877
2006 0.21850496602196
2007 0.26073460941542
2008 0.27676767676768
2009 0.34674430915828
2010 0.35983263598326
2011 0.37097598364844
2012 0.39809160305344
2013 0.40769529731831
2014 0.41673243883189
2015 0.4532

Compare Jefferson City High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.1% 14.0:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.4%
 
This School 45.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 2,500 15.4:1  
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