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
9 563
10 560
11 499
12 507

Jefferson County High School is a public high school of the Jefferson County School District located in Dandridge, TN. It has 2,129 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jefferson County High School is the 7th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 1,158th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.3 to 1.

Total Students: 2,129
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 130.5

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Jefferson County High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,070
(50%)
1,070
(50%)
 Female 1,059
(50%)
1,059
(50%)

Jefferson County High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,967
(92%)
1,967
(92%)
 Hispanic 90
(4%)
90
(4%)
 Black 51
(2%)
51
(2%)
 Asian 9
(0%)
9
(0%)
 Two or More 8
(0%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jefferson County High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 990
(47%)
990
(47%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 897
(42%)
897
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 242
(11%)
242
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson County High School is ranked 9th out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson County High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.5%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.6%. 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 2163
2006 2177
2007 2227
2008 2281
2009 2277
2010 2205
2011 2200
2012 2129

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 17.9
2007 17.9
2008 17.7
2009 17.7
2010 17
2011 16.6
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40591770688858
2006 0.37896187413872
2007 0.37808711270768
2008 0.3871109162648
2009 0.44180939833114
2010 0.47528344671202
2011 0.495
2012 0.5349929544387

Compare Jefferson County High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 53.5%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jefferson County High School
Dandridge, TN
Public 09 - 12 2,129 16.3:1  
Sevier County High School
Sevierville, TN
Public 09 - 12 1,719 16.8:1 14 miles
Morristown West High School
Morristown, TN
Public 09 - 12 1,374 16.5:1 14 miles
Cornerstone Academy
Morristown, TN
Private KG - 11 157 9:1 14 miles
Morristown Covenant Academy
Morristown, TN
Private PK - 12 51 7:1 15 miles
Carter High School
Strawberry Plains, TN
Public 09 - 12 908 13.6:1 15 miles
Gary Hardin Academy
Sevierville, TN
Public 09 - 12 66 9.4:1 15 miles
Morristown East High School
Morristown, TN
Public 09 - 12 1,430 17:1 16 miles
Rutledge Middle School
Rutledge, TN
Public 07 - 08 424 17.7:1 16 miles
Faith Christian Academy
Morristown, TN
Private KG - 12 56 14:1 17 miles
Cocke County High School
Newport, TN
Public 09 - 12 1,223 14:1 17 miles
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