PROFICIENCY 35% 27% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
41%Jefferson County
37%Louisville
47%Kentucky

Jefferson County High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County" in Louisville, KY. There are a total of 260 students and 21 teachers at Jefferson County High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 63 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

Jefferson County High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 34.8%, which is 27% lower than the Kentucky average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students260
Teachers21.33
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch63
Reduced lunch3

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 County 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
All11-19%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School11-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50-59%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50-59%

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 County High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictKentuckyNational
Caucasian 61.1% 48.1% 79.3% 51.1%
African American 31.8% 36.8% 10.7% 15.9%
Asian 1.4% 3.4% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.4% 8.2% 5.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.7% 0.2% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.7% 3.1% 2.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Jcps Eschool25%0.0Louisville, KY
Meyzeek Middle School63%0.2Louisville, KY
Engelhard Elementary45%0.3Louisville, KY
Brown School76%0.7Louisville, KY
Shelby Traditional Academy33%0.8Louisville, KY
Breckinridge Metropolitan High20%1.0Louisville, KY
Louisville Metro Youth Center50%1.1Louisville, KY
Noe Middle School59%1.2Louisville, KY
Central High School30%1.3Louisville, KY
Lincoln Elementary Performing Arts46%1.3Louisville, KY
Jefferson County Traditional Middle School67%1.3Louisville, KY
Coleridge-taylor Elementary40%1.3Louisville, KY

Louisville demographics profile

StatisticLouisvilleKentuckyNational
Population611,5734,411,989318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,31910891
Median age37.338.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%58%55%
Speak English91%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%

Education level achieved in Louisville

IndexLouisvilleKentuckyNational
Completed 8th grade83.7%81.0%84.3%
Completed high school82.1%77.8%83.0%
Completed some college59.0%51.3%59.4%
Completed associate degree36.1%30.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.3%22.7%30.3%
Completed masters11.6%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%0.9%1.3%
Source: The Jefferson County High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.