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
9 462
10 420
11 416
12 445

Thomas Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Federal Way School District located in Auburn, WA. It has 1,743 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Jefferson High School is the 38th largest public high school in Washington and the 2,277th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,743
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 77.88

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Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 904
(52%)
3,892
(51%)
 Female 839
(48%)
3,806
(49%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 761
(44%)
3,110
(40%)
 Hispanic 347
(20%)
1,531
(20%)
 Asian 339
(19%)
1,171
(15%)
 Black 153
(9%)
949
(12%)
 Two or More 117
(7%)
630
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 18
(1%)
245
(3%)
 American Indian 8
(0%)
62
(1%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 879
(50%)
3,838
(50%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 668
(38%)
3,074
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 196
(11%)
786
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked 25th out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 40.8%. 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 1921
2006 1929
2007 1975
2008 2026
2009 1886
2010 1944
2011 1792
2012 1743

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.3
2006 22.3
2007 22.9
2008 23.3
2009 21.7
2010 22.4
2011 21.4
2012 22.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2883914627798
2006 0.35406946604458
2007 0.38481012658228
2008 0.34846989141165
2009 0.41092258748674
2010 0.30761316872428
2011 0.48772321428571
2012 0.49569707401033

Compare Thomas Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 49.6%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,743 22.4:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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