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
9 220
10 265
11 212
12 218

Thomas Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Richmond City Public Schools located in Richmond, VA. It has 915 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Jefferson High School is the 189th largest public high school in Virginia and the 6,398th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 915
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.48

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Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 493
(54%)
2,945
(50%)
 Male 422
(46%)
2,989
(50%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 721
(79%)
5,101
(86%)
 White 148
(16%)
453
(8%)
 Hispanic 29
(3%)
307
(5%)
 Asian 16
(2%)
53
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
12
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 443
(48%)
1,961
(33%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 427
(47%)
3,710
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(5%)
263
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked 86th out of 0 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 32.6%. 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 750
2006 820
2007 840
2008 839
2009 868
2010 842
2011 922
2012 915

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.7
2006 13.9
2007 19
2008 19.3
2009 19.1
2010 17.6
2011 17.4
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40266666666667
2006 0.49390243902439
2007 0.44880952380952
2008 0.44934445768772
2009 0.55645161290323
2010 0.49406175771971
2011 0.47288503253796
2012 0.51584699453552

Compare Thomas Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,368.6% 13.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 32.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 51.6%
 

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