Jefferson Forest High School



Jefferson Forest High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Forest 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
9 359
10 328
11 329
12 345

Jefferson Forest High School is a public high school of the Bedford County Public Schools located in Forest, VA. It has 1,361 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jefferson Forest High School is the 129th largest public high school in Virginia and the 3,956th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,361
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 90.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,956th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 129th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 200th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 138th out of 335

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Jefferson Forest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 683
(50%)
1,634
(50%)
 Female 678
(50%)
1,611
(50%)

Jefferson Forest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,154
(85%)
2,767
(85%)
 Black 84
(6%)
228
(7%)
 Asian 48
(4%)
55
(2%)
 Hispanic 40
(3%)
89
(3%)
 Two or More 32
(2%)
97
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Jefferson Forest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,167
(86%)
2,273
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 150
(11%)
744
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(3%)
228
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson Forest High School is ranked 245th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Forest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (14.3%) is lower than the state average of 33.8%. 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.

Jefferson Forest High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1356
2006 1364
2007 1324
2008 1327
2009 1301
2010 1301
2011 1339
2012 1371
2013 1368
2014 1375
2015 1361

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.7
2006 15.4
2007 18.2
2008 18.1
2009 18.1
2010 18.2
2011 15.6
2012 16.8
2013 15.8
2014 15.8
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.094395280235988
2006 0.088709677419355
2007 0.099697885196375
2008 0.10625470987189
2009 0.10376633358955
2010 0.1206764027671
2011 0.12397311426438
2012 0.12399708242159
2013 0.12426900584795
2014 0.13890909090909
2015 0.1425422483468

Compare Jefferson Forest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 14.3%
 
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jefferson Forest High School
Forest, VA
Public 09 - 12 1,361 15.1:1  
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Private PK - 12 378 8:1 4 miles
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Private 01 - 12 88 9:1 7 miles
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Private PK - 12 197 9:1 8 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,373 14.1:1 8 miles
Virginia Episcopal School
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Private 09 - 12 244 9:1 9 miles
Liberty High School
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Public 09 - 12 853 13.5:1 11 miles
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Private PK - 12 348 8:1 12 miles
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