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grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade C minus
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Jefferson High School is a public, magnet school located in Portland, OR. It has 653 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 17% of students are at least proficient in math and 32% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
32%
Percent Proficient - Math
17%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1050
64 responses
Average ACT
21
48 responses
AP Enrollment
4%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$72,958
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,363
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$477,517
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 20 responses
  • Our Dance Recitals
    30%
  • Sports
    30%
  • Home coming & winter formal & spring dance
    20%
  • Rose Festival
    20%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
653
Free or Reduced Lunch
57%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,704
Teachers in First/Second Year
9%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 16 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 16 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 16 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$17,777 / year
National
$12,239
57%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 14 responses
14%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 14 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 14 responses

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