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
9 377
10 350
11 321
12 323

Jefferson Forest High School is a public high school of the Bedford County Public Schools located in Forest, VA. It has 1,371 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jefferson Forest High School is the 126th largest public high school in Virginia and the 3,790th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,371
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.51

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Jefferson Forest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 728
(53%)
1,829
(53%)
 Female 643
(47%)
1,603
(47%)

Jefferson Forest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,155
(84%)
2,942
(86%)
 Black 98
(7%)
251
(7%)
 Asian 44
(3%)
53
(2%)
 Hispanic 38
(3%)
86
(3%)
 Two or More 31
(2%)
89
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
8
(0%)

Jefferson Forest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,201
(88%)
2,398
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 124
(9%)
808
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(3%)
226
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson Forest High School is ranked 246th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Forest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (12.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 32.6%. 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

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

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

Compare Jefferson Forest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 12.4%
 
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Jefferson Forest High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,371 16.8:1  
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