PROFICIENCY 99% 25% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 81 in Alexandria
  • Ranked #1 of 2530 in Virginia
Proficiency Averages
79%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. There are a total of n/a free lunch students and n/a reduced lunch students.

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.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1786
Teachers104
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch
Reduced lunch

 

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
Population24,4158,535,519328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5,69521891
Median age34.637.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%57%55%
Speak English45%84%79%
Speak Spanish32%7%13%

Education level achieved in Alexandria

IndexAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade84.0%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school82.5%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college65.3%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.6%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors48.4%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters21.5%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.8%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.