Thomas Jefferson High School



Thomas Jefferson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas 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
9 241
10 207
11 231
12 218

Thomas Jefferson High School is a public high school of the West Jefferson Hills School District located in Jefferson Hills, PA. It has 897 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Jefferson High School is the 254th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 6,547th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1.

Total Students: 897
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.55

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Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 451
(50%)
451
(50%)
 Male 446
(50%)
446
(50%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 848
(95%)
848
(95%)
 Asian 21
(2%)
21
(2%)
 Black 19
(2%)
19
(2%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
5
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 774
(86%)
774
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 91
(10%)
91
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(4%)
32
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked 596th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.7%) is lower than the state average of 37.7%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1039
2006 1049
2007 1020
2008 960
2009 974
2010 942
2011 898
2012 897

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18
2006 18.1
2007 17.4
2008 16.6
2009 16.5
2010 14.9
2011 13.4
2012 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.086621751684312
2006 0.081982840800763
2007 0.07156862745098
2008 0.086458333333333
2009 0.10677618069815
2010 0.11783439490446
2011 0.12138084632517
2012 0.1371237458194

Compare Thomas Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.7%
 
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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