Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanc Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,028
College Readiness Index
32.3
Math Proficiency
4.4
English Proficiency
3.5
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 361 Students
  • 21 Teachers

Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanc
17 GRETNA BLVD
GRETNA, LA 70053

Phone: (504) 363-4300

District: Jefferson Parish Public School System

Overview

Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanc is ranked 6th within Louisiana. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanc is 51 percent. The student body makeup is 44 percent male and 56 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 49 percent. Thomas Jefferson High School For Advanc is 1 of 14 high schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1028
State Rank
#6
Magnet Rank
#163

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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 361
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 49%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 37%
Full-Time Teachers 21

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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 English 96%
Proficient in Math 99%
College Readiness Index 32.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

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

Total Schools 14
Total Students 12,022
Proficient in English (district average) 58%
Proficient in Math (district average) 69%
College Readiness (district average) 30.9

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