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

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Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in Gretna, LA. It has 399 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 25 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.

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Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1270
39 responses
Average ACT
27
261 responses
AP Enrollment
41%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$47,244
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$883
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$171,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 14 responses
Poll
64%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 20 responses
  • Pep rallies, health fairs, move-up day
    40%
  • Community service
    20%
  • Football games
    15%
  • After school activities
    10%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
399
Free or Reduced Lunch
50%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 15 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 15 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 15 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
25:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,352
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.5%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 22 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 22 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,957 / year
National
$12,239
92%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 25 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 25 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 25 responses

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