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Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies
  • Public, Magnet
  • GRETNA, LA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Administration
    grade C+
  7. Sports
    grade B minus
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. 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 603 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 27 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
43 responses
Average ACT
27
318 responses
AP Enrollment
47%

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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
$41,409
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$909
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$154,900
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 27 responses
  • Pep rallies, health fairs, move-up day
    33%
  • Community service
    19%
  • Football games
    15%
  • After school activities
    11%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Pep rallies
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
603
Free or Reduced Lunch
74%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
27:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,352
Teachers in First/Second Year
15%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 23 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 23 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 23 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
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. 26 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 26 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 26 responses

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