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Jefferson High School
  • Public, Magnet
  • PORTLAND, OR

Report Card

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

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Jefferson High School is a public, magnet school located in PORTLAND, OR. It has 620 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 22% of students are at least proficient in math and 42% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
42%
Percent Proficient - Math
22%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1060
72 responses
Average ACT
21
48 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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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
$84,763
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,400
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$520,837
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

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
620
Free or Reduced Lunch
48%
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
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,704
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.1%
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 minus
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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