PROFICIENCY 99% 25% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 81 in Alexandria
  • Ranked #1 of 2530 in Virginia
Proficiency Averages
72%Alexandria
79%Virginia

Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fairfax County Public Schools" in Alexandria, VA. There are a total of 1,786 students and 104 teachers at Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1.

Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 99.0%, which is 25% higher than the Virginia average.

Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1786
Teachers104
Student/Teacher ratio18:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment1,299
Taking some courses1,284
Taking some courses (not tests)15
Passing some courses1,273
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 For Science And Technology, there are a total of 1,299 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 1,284 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All99%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School>= 99%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All99%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School>= 99%

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.

Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
White 30.6% 41.7% 52.3% 51.1%
Black 1.2% 10.2% 23.1% 15.9%
Asian 61.0% 19.5% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.4% 23.3% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 4.7% 4.9% 4.5% 3.1%

Alexandria demographics profile

StatisticAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Population151,4738,535,519328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)10,14321891
Median age36.237.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%57%55%
Speak English67%84%79%
Speak Spanish14%7%13%

Education level achieved in Alexandria

IndexAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade90.5%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college79.5%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree66.1%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors62.1%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters32.7%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.8%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.7%1.3%
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Source: The Thomas Jefferson High For Science And Technology data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.