Jefferson County High School



Jefferson County High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson County 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
9 106
10 104
11 91
12 81
UG 3

Jefferson County High School is a public high school of the Jefferson County School District located in Fayette, MS. It has 385 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jefferson County High School is the 183rd largest public high school in Mississippi and the 12,892nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 385
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.45

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Jefferson County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 203
(53%)
304
(52%)
 Female 182
(47%)
278
(48%)

Jefferson County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 383
(99%)
576
(99%)
 White 2
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jefferson County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 382
(99%)
576
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
6
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson County High School is ranked 133rd out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 70.3%. 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 County High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 399
2006 432
2007 434
2008 473
2009 463
2010 472
2011 440
2012 424
2013 402
2014 378
2015 385

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 15
2007 15.3
2008 14.9
2009 14.5
2010 15.8
2011 15.4
2012 15.2
2013 15.1
2014 14.2
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99248120300752
2006 0.99305555555556
2007 0.8963133640553
2008 0.95983086680761
2009 0.96976241900648
2010 0.97033898305085
2011 0.98181818181818
2012 0.98349056603774
2013 0.99253731343284
2014 0.99206349206349
2015 0.99220779220779

Compare Jefferson County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 70.3%
 
This School 99.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jefferson County High School
Fayette, MS
Public 09 - 12 385 13.5:1  
Jefferson County Jr High School
Fayette, MS
Public 07 - 08 197 10.4:1 2 miles
Tensas Academy
St. Joseph, LA
Private PK - 12 195 11:1 18 miles
Port Gibson High School
Port Gibson, MS
Public 09 - 12 455 16.7:1 19 miles
Franklin County Middle School
Meadville, MS
Public 07 - 08 208 13.5:1 21 miles
Franklin High School
Meadville, MS
Public 09 - 12 407 15.3:1 21 miles
Natchez Freshman Academy
Natchez, MS
Public 09 - 09 199 12.7:1 22 miles
Natchez Early College Academy
Natchez, MS
Public 09 - 11 146 19.6:1 22 miles
Cathedral School
Natchez, MS
Private PK - 12 666 12:1 23 miles
Trinity Episcopal School
Natchez, MS
Private PK - 12 248 10:1 24 miles
Natchez High School
Natchez, MS
Public 10 - 12 624 18:1 24 miles
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