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
9 311
10 273
11 301
12 239

Jefferson High School is a public high school of the El Paso Independent School District located in El Paso, TX. It has 1,124 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jefferson High School is the 482nd largest public high school in Texas and the 5,110th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,124
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 80.37

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Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 589
(52%)
9,788
(51%)
 Female 535
(48%)
9,287
(49%)

Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,111
(99%)
15,952
(84%)
 White 11
(1%)
1,875
(10%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
217
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
759
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
44
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
54
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
174
(1%)

Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 910
(81%)
10,222
(54%)
 Not Eligible 178
(16%)
7,527
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(3%)
1,326
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson High School is ranked 257th out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.2%) 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.

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

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

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

Compare Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 84.2%
 

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