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
9 515
10 390
11 329
12 303

Thomas Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Dallas Independent School District located in Dallas, TX. It has 1,537 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Jefferson High School is the 376th largest public high school in Texas and the 3,058th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,537
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 85.81

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Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 815
(53%)
19,399
(50%)
 Female 722
(47%)
19,492
(50%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,449
(94%)
25,613
(66%)
 Black 64
(4%)
10,004
(26%)
 White 15
(1%)
2,143
(6%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
634
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
236
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
188
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
73
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,348
(88%)
28,756
(74%)
 Not Eligible 127
(8%)
8,108
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(4%)
2,027
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked 127th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

Thomas Jefferson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1658
2006 1421
2007 1288
2008 1214
2009 1378
2010 1360
2011 1400
2012 1537

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 14
2007 12.3
2008 11.9
2009 13.8
2010 13.8
2011 15.4
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.80759951749095
2006 0.85432793807178
2007 0.86801242236025
2008 0.87808896210873
2009 0.84470246734398
2010 0.89558823529412
2011 0.90857142857143
2012 0.91737150292778

Compare Thomas Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 91.7%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,537 17.9:1  
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