Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#727
College Readiness Index
40.9
Algebra Proficiency
N/A
English Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 417 Students
  • 24 Teachers

Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies
17 GRETNA BLVD
GRETNA, LA 70053

Phone: (504) 363-4300

District: Jefferson Parish Public School System

Overview

Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies is ranked 1st within Louisiana. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies is 58 percent. The student body makeup is 44 percent male and 56 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 59 percent. Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies is 1 of 13 high schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#727
State Rank
#1
Magnet Rank
#118

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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 417
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 59%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 43%
Full-Time Teachers 24

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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 95%
Proficient in Algebra N/A
College Readiness Index 40.9

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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 13
Total Students 12,115
Proficient in English (district average) 92%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 76%
College Readiness (district average) 16.7

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Nearby Schools

Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies is 1 of 13 schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System.

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