Jefferson High School



Jefferson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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
9 275
10 264
11 238
12 226

Jefferson High School is a public high school of the El Paso Independent School District located in El Paso, TX. It has 1,003 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jefferson High School is the 558th largest public high school in Texas and the 5,955th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,003
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,955th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 558th out of 2,323
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 1,196th out of 2,121
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 525th out of 2,121

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Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 573
(57%)
9,610
(51%)
 Female 430
(43%)
9,076
(49%)

Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 992
(99%)
15,803
(85%)
 White 3
(0%)
1,725
(9%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
196
(1%)
 Black 2
(0%)
668
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
40
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
211
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
43
(0%)

Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 856
(85%)
10,843
(58%)
 Not Eligible 141
(14%)
7,070
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(1%)
773
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson High School is ranked 322nd out of 2,141 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.3%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1238
2006 1170
2007 1176
2008 1111
2009 1110
2010 1102
2011 1112
2012 1124
2013 1085
2014 1004
2015 1003

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 27.6
2006 14.4
2007 15.8
2008 12.9
2009 12.2
2010 12.8
2011 15.1
2012 14
2013 13.4
2014 13.9
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.89337641357027
2006 0.9034188034188
2007 0.86394557823129
2008 0.85418541854185
2009 0.87117117117117
2010 0.89655172413793
2011 0.90287769784173
2012 0.84163701067616
2013 0.86543778801843
2014 0.80677290836653
2015 0.85942173479561

Compare Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,419.0% 14.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.3%
 
This School 85.9%
 

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