Thomas Jefferson High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#2,105
College Readiness Index
16.9
Math Proficiency
3.0
Reading Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,535 Students
  • 99 Teachers

Thomas Jefferson High School
1243 20TH ST SW
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 52404

Phone: (319) 558-2435

District: Cedar Rapids Community School District

Overview

Thomas Jefferson High School is ranked 19th within Iowa. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Thomas Jefferson High School is 20 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 18 percent. Thomas Jefferson High School is 1 of 4 high schools in the Cedar Rapids Community School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#2105
State Rank
#19

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,535
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 18%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 38%
Full-Time Teachers 99

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 82%
Proficient in Math 78%
College Readiness Index 16.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 4
Total Students 5,147
Proficient in Reading (district average) 73%
Proficient in Math (district average) 71%
College Readiness (district average) 32.8

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