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
9 196
10 201
11 165
12 205

Thomas Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Richmond City Public Schools located in Richmond, VA. It has 767 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Jefferson High School is the 212th largest public high school in Virginia and the 7,662nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 767
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.27
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,662nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 212th out of 337
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 190th out of 335
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 219th out of 335

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Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 397
(52%)
2,965
(50%)
 Male 370
(48%)
3,002
(50%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 552
(72%)
4,804
(81%)
 White 161
(21%)
469
(8%)
 Hispanic 36
(5%)
613
(10%)
 Asian 13
(2%)
43
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
20
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
6
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
12
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 739
(96%)
5,770
(97%)
 Not Eligible 28
(4%)
197
(3%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked 45th out of 326 ranked schools in Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (96.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 33.8%. 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
2013 902
2014 867
2015 767

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
2013 15.5
2014 13.9
2015 15

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
2013 0.51219512195122
2014 0.95501730103806
2015 0.96349413298566

Compare Thomas Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,383.6% 13.8:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.8%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 96.3%
 

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