Jefferson High School

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Reviews
7
Grades
9-12
Students
1,135
Type
Public
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, have about average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
5/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
Science
48%
State avg: 50%
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English
56%
State avg: 48%
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Math
23%
State avg: 37%
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5/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Worth a deeper look:

This school is about the same as the state average in key measures of college and career readiness, but depending on the state, average can mean only a minority of students are ready for college and career.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
96%
State avg: 82%
Percent of graduates who meet UC/CSU entrance requirements
39%
State avg: 43%
Average SAT score
1374
State avg: 1473
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Equity
3/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Filipino
41%
Hispanic
40%
Asian
8%
Two or more races
4%
Black
4%
White
2%
Pacific Islander
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
19 :1
State avg: 22 :1
Students per counselor
160 :1
State avg: 830 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
82%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood
6996 Mission Street
Daly City, CA 94014
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