PROFICIENCY 32% 32% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
54%Portland SD 1J
25%Portland
47%Oregon

Jefferson High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Portland SD 1J" in Portland, OR. There are a total of 492 students and 42 teachers at Jefferson High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 304 free lunch students and 31 reduced lunch students.

Jefferson High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 32.0%, which is 32% lower than the Oregon average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students492
Teachers42.2
Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch304
Reduced lunch31

 

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 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
All10-14%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School10-14%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All50-54%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School50-54%

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

RaceSchoolDistrictOregonNational
Caucasian 17.0% 55.8% 64.0% 51.1%
African American 56.7% 10.3% 2.4% 15.9%
Asian 0.8% 7.9% 4.0% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.8% 15.8% 21.6% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.4% 1.0% 1.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.2% 0.9% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 8.0% 8.4% 5.4% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
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Beach Elementary School46%0.6Portland, OR
Chief Joseph/ockley Green School43%0.6Portland, OR
King Elementary School15%0.7Portland, OR
Boise-eliot Elementary School28%0.8Portland, OR
Sabin Elementary School66%1.3Portland, OR
Vernon Elementary School40%1.4Portland, OR
Woodlawn Elementary School23%1.4Portland, OR
Portland Village School45%1.6Portland, OR
Irvington Elementary School58%1.7Portland, OR
Alameda Elementary School81%1.9Portland, OR

Portland demographics profile

StatisticPortlandOregonNational
Population620,5893,982,267318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,6504091
Median age36.839.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%55%55%
Speak English81%85%79%
Speak Spanish7%9%13%

Education level achieved in Portland

IndexPortlandOregonNational
Completed 8th grade89.0%86.3%84.3%
Completed high school88.4%85.4%83.0%
Completed some college75.7%66.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree54.0%39.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.0%31.4%30.3%
Completed masters18.8%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.0%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.2%1.5%1.3%
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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.
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