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C
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    C
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Jefferson Schools is a public school district located in Monroe, MI. It has 1,858 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 30% of students are at least proficient in math and 51% in reading.
About Jefferson Schools...
Address
2400 North Dixie Hwy
Monroe, MI 48162
Telephone
(734) 322-2551
Website

Jefferson Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
51%
Percent Proficient - Math
30%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1130
52 responses
Average ACT
24
38 responses
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Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,858
Free or Reduced Lunch
40.5%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,300
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.9%

Finances

Total Expenses
$22,063,000
Expenses Per Student
$11,451/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    61%
  • Support Services
    35%
  • Other
    4%

Jefferson Schools Reviews

7 reviews
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The teachers here are fantastic, they truly care about the students. The school board, on the other hand, only cares about money. There are leaky ceilings that get neglected, but the rooms the board stays in are renovated to ensure the safety of those administration workers. They also make bogus decisions without asking the public. Yet, even when they do ask the public, they don't care what they say. They make the decisions they want despite what parents and students say. There is a complete lack of respect for anything that isn't football, cars, competitive cheerleading, track, or wrestling. Kids that are not involved in one of these are ridiculed and treated as peasants.
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Jefferson High School is a tiny school on the brink of going under. Every year that I have attended it there have been more and more classes and extracurriculars cut. I had to fight tooth and nail to keep the already small art program. There a few wonderful teachers but overall it's a sad failing school and I feel behind my peers in preparedness for adult life. There is also very little diversity among our students. This really can't be helped but it is a rather segregated farming community and personally I would have loved to attend a school where I could have had a more real world experience.
I love my school because it is small and everyone knows each other. The teachers are fabulous, if you need anything they will do anything in there abilities to help, even non-educational things. Everyone treats everyone with respect and talks to one another. Lastly, the school is very clean not only because of the great janitors but also the cleanly student body. Whether you are a student who grew up in the district or a transfer student you will always feel welcome at Jefferson High School.