PROFICIENCY 61% 16% lower than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #76 of 91 in EL PASO ISD
  • Ranked #174 of 205 in El Paso
  • Ranked #6347 of 8826 in Texas
Proficiency Averages
74%EL PASO ISD
85%El Paso
72%Texas

Jefferson High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "EL PASO ISD" in El Paso, TX. There are a total of 1,004 students and 72 teachers at Jefferson High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 807 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Jefferson High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 60.5%, which is 16% lower than the Texas average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1004
Teachers72.35
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch807
Reduced lunch3

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Jefferson High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All70%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All51%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School51%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Jefferson High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictTexasNational
Caucasian 0.9% 10.4% 29.3% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 4.0% 13.1% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 1.1% 3.9% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 98.9% 82.7% 51.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 1.3% 2.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Silva Health Magnet94%0.2El Paso, TX
Burleson Elementary School63%0.4El Paso, TX
Henderson Middle School52%0.7El Paso, TX
Zavala Elementary School80%0.7El Paso, TX
Clardy Elementary School78%0.9El Paso, TX
Hillside Elementary School81%1.0El Paso, TX
Hawkins Elementary School85%1.1El Paso, TX
Cooley Elementary School65%1.1El Paso, TX
Alta Vista Elementary School72%1.4El Paso, TX
Bowie High School48%1.4El Paso, TX
Beall Elementary School72%1.5El Paso, TX
Coldwell Elementary School82%1.7El Paso, TX

El Paso demographics profile

StatisticEl PasoTexasNational
Population678,05826,956,435318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,6359791
Median age32.634.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%56%55%
Speak English30%65%79%
Speak Spanish68%30%13%

Education level achieved in El Paso

IndexEl PasoTexasNational
Completed 8th grade74.8%79.3%84.3%
Completed high school73.2%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college54.5%57.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.1%34.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors23.6%28.1%30.3%
Completed masters7.4%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Jefferson High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.