PROFICIENCY 69% 12% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
61%RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS
64%Richmond
78%Virginia

Thomas Jefferson High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "RICHMOND CITY PBLC SCHS" in Richmond, VA. There are a total of 867 students and 63 teachers at Thomas Jefferson High, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 828 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Thomas Jefferson High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 68.5%, which is 12% lower than than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students867
Teachers62.58
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch828
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment109
Taking some courses103
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses100
Passing no courses<=2

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 Thomas Jefferson High, there are a total of 109 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 103 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All64%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School64%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All73%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School70-74%

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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Thomas Jefferson High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 18.2% 9.7% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 74.3% 78.1% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 2.4% 0.8% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.4% 9.8% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.2% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.4% 1.3% 4.5% 3.1%

Richmond demographics profile

StatisticRichmondVirginiaNational
Population211,0638,185,131314,107,084
Population density (sq mi)3,52820391
Median age32.637.637.4
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%57%55%
Speak English90%85%79%
Speak Spanish6%7%13%

Education level achieved in Richmond

IndexRichmondVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade79.6%85.4%83.8%
Completed high school77.7%84.1%82.4%
Completed some college59.3%62.9%58.4%
Completed associate degree40.6%42.9%37.2%
Completed bachelors35.4%35.8%29.3%
Completed masters14.1%15.0%11.0%
Completed professional degree4.7%4.1%3.2%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Thomas Jefferson High data displayed above is derived from the National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.