Jefferson High School

Claimed
This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, have below average college readiness measures, ... More
Academics
4/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most 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 explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
27%
State avg: 35%
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English
47%
State avg: 59%
Details
4/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(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 schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
89%
State avg: 89%
Average SAT score
952
State avg: 989
Average ACT score
24
State avg: 22
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Equity
2/10
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.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large 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
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White
57%
Hispanic
22%
Black
13%
Two or more races
7%
Asian
1%
Native American or Native Alaskan
<1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 17 :1
Students per counselor
324 :1
State avg: 552 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
71%
State avg: 85%
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Neighborhood
1801 South 18th Street
Lafayette, IN 47905
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Last modified: June 1, 2017
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