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
9 432
10 419
11 499
12 448

Thomas Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Federal Way School District located in Auburn, WA. It has 1,798 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas Jefferson High School is the 42nd largest public high school in Washington and the 2,201st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,798
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 82.8

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Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 910
(51%)
4,069
(52%)
 Female 888
(49%)
3,814
(48%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 600
(33%)
2,717
(34%)
 Hispanic 468
(26%)
1,831
(23%)
 Asian 359
(20%)
1,070
(14%)
 Black 182
(10%)
1,057
(13%)
 Two or More 148
(8%)
826
(10%)
 Pacific Islander 34
(2%)
325
(4%)
 American Indian 7
(0%)
57
(1%)

Thomas Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 983
(55%)
4,230
(54%)
 Not Eligible 815
(45%)
3,653
(46%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked 21st out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.7%) is higher than the state average of 41.6%. 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 1921
2006 1929
2007 1975
2008 2026
2009 1886
2010 1944
2011 1792
2012 1743
2013 1742
2014 1830
2015 1798

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
2013 N/A
2014 22.2
2015 21.7

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
2013 0.50172215843858
2014 0.54918032786885
2015 0.54671857619577

Compare Thomas Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
2,170.0% 21.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 54.7%
 

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