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Thomas Jefferson High School
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  • Public
  • RICHMOND, VA

Report Card

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

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Thomas Jefferson High School is a public school located in RICHMOND, VA. It has 811 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 56% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
56%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
990
168 responses
Average ACT
21
20 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$67,547
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,064
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$285,272
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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 50 responses
  • Participating in and watching senior installation
    20%
  • College fairs
    18%
  • I loved Homecoming and the crowning of the court.
    14%
  • Football games
    12%
  • Band Competitions
    8%
  • Club Competitions
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
811
Free or Reduced Lunch
84%
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 17 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,459
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.3%
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 27 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 27 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 27 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
$14,413 / year
National
$12,239
68%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 28 responses
25%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 28 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 28 responses

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