Accountability rating

B

Jefferson ISD: B

Total students

374

Avg. teacher experience

13.3 years

Jefferson ISD: 13.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Four-year graduation rate

100 %

Jefferson ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

Jefferson High School is a high school in Jefferson, TX, in the Jefferson ISD school district. As of the 2018-2019 school year, it had 374 students. The school received an accountability rating of B. 25.1% of students were considered at risk of dropping out of school. 0.3% of students were enrolled in bilingual and English language learning programs.

An average teacher's salary was $49,711, which is $4,411 less than the state average. The average ACT score was 17.7. In the Class of 2018, 100% of students received their high school diplomas on time or earlier. The dropout rate was 0.8%.

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Contact information

Address

#1 Bulldog Dr
Jefferson, TX 75657

Office phone number

(903) 665-2461

Principal

Higher Ed Outcomes

Students in Jefferson High School are part of the Texas Education Agency’s Region 08. Students who started eighth grade in 2008 in this region had a college graduation rate of 23.0 percent. View a more comprehensive breakdown of the higher education outcomes in Region 08.

Demographics

Ethnicity

Total students

374

African American

138 (36.9%)

Jefferson ISD: 31.1%

Statewide: 12.6%

American Indian

5 (1.3%)

Jefferson ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 0.4%

Asian

4 (1.1%)

Jefferson ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 4.5%

Hispanic

17 (4.5%)

Jefferson ISD: 5.4%

Statewide: 52.6%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Jefferson ISD: 0.2%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

202 (54%)

Jefferson ISD: 58.3%

Statewide: 27.4%

Two or more races

8 (2.1%)

Jefferson ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 2.4%

African American

36.9%

American Indian

1.3%

Asian

1.1%

Hispanic

4.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

54.0%

Two or more races

2.1%

Risk factors

A student is identified as being at risk of dropping out of school based on state-defined criteria. A student is defined as "economically disadvantaged" if he or she is eligible for free or reduced-price lunch or other public assistance.

At-risk students

25.1 %

Jefferson ISD: 34.4%

Statewide: 50.1%

Economically disadvantaged

71.4 %

Jefferson ISD: 74.2%

Statewide: 60.6%

Limited English proficiency

0.3 %

Jefferson ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 19.5%

At-risk students

25.1%

Econ. disadvantaged

71.4%

Limited Eng. proficiency

0.3%

Enrollment by program

A look at the percentage of students enrolled in certain programs offered at schools for the 2018-2019 school year. A student can be enrolled in more than one program.

Bilingual/ESL

0.3 %

Jefferson ISD: 1.4%

Statewide: 19.7%

Career and Technical

98.9 %

Jefferson ISD: 29.3%

Statewide: 26.3%

Gifted and Talented

12.6 %

Jefferson ISD: 8.6%

Statewide: 8.1%

Special Education

13.1 %

Jefferson ISD: 12.7%

Statewide: 9.6%

Bilingual/ESL

0.3%

Career and technical

98.9%

Gifted and talented

12.6%

Special education

13.1%

Academics

Accountability ratings

Texas assigns ratings to districts and campuses that designate their performance in relation to the state's accountability system.

Overall

B

Jefferson ISD: B

Student achievement

B

Jefferson ISD: B

School progress

B

Jefferson ISD: B

Closing the gaps

B

Jefferson ISD: C

The overall grades are based on three categories: student achievement (how well students perform academically), school progress (how well students perform over time and compared to students in similar schools) and closing the gaps (how well schools are boosting performance for subgroups such as students with special needs).

For a detailed explanation of this year’s accountability system, see the 2019 Accountability Manual.

Four-year graduation rates

The percentage of students who started ninth grade in 2014-2015 who received a high school diploma on time — by Aug. 31, 2018. (Learn more about how four-year graduation rates are defined.)

All students

100 %

Jefferson ISD: 100%

Statewide: 90%

African American

100 %

Jefferson ISD: 100%

Statewide: 86.5%

American Indian

Masked

Jefferson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 85.1%

Asian

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 96.4%

Hispanic

Masked

Jefferson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 88.2%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 86.4%

White

100 %

Jefferson ISD: 100%

Statewide: 93.6%

Two or more races

Masked

Jefferson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 91.4%

African American

100.0%

American Indian

Masked

Asian

N/A

Hispanic

Masked

Pacific Islander

N/A

White

100.0%

Two or more races

Masked

Dropout rates

The dropout rate for students in grades 9-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. It is calculated by dividing the number of dropouts by the number of students who were in attendance at any time during the school year.

All students

0.8 %

Jefferson ISD: 0.8%

Statewide: 1.9%

American Indian

0 %

Jefferson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 2.9%

African American

0.7 %

Jefferson ISD: 0.7%

Statewide: 2.8%

Asian

Masked

Jefferson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 0.5%

Hispanic

5 %

Jefferson ISD: 5%

Statewide: 2.3%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 2.7%

White

0.5 %

Jefferson ISD: 0.5%

Statewide: 1%

Two or more races

0 %

Jefferson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 1.6%

College readiness

AP/IB participation

The percentage of students in grades 11 and 12 taking at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exam in any subject during the 2017-2018 school year.

All students

0 %

Jefferson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 25.8%

African American

0 %

Jefferson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 17%

American Indian

Masked

Jefferson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 21.9%

Asian

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 60.9%

Hispanic

Masked

Jefferson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 23.5%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 20.2%

White

0 %

Jefferson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 27.8%

Two or more races

Masked

Jefferson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 28.9%

AP/IB performance

The percentage of test-taking students who passed at least one AP or IB exam in the 2017-2018 school year. A passing score on the AP exam is a 3, 4 or 5. On an IB exam, it is a 4, 5, 6 or 7.

All students

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 50.7%

African American

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 29.2%

American Indian

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 51%

Asian

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 74.6%

Hispanic

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 38.4%

Pacific Islander

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 52.5%

White

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 64.8%

Two or more races

N/A

Jefferson ISD: N/A

Statewide: 62.8%

SAT

The average SAT score for the Class of 2018, with critical reading, writing and mathematics results combined. The maximum score is 2400. For the small percentage of students who took the redesigned SAT with a maximum score of 1600, their scores were converted to the equivalent scores on the previous SAT using College Board concordance tables.

Avg. SAT score

Masked

Jefferson ISD: Masked

Statewide: 1036

ACT

The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2018. The maximum score is 36.

Avg. ACT score

17.7

Jefferson ISD: 17.7

Statewide: 20.6

College-ready graduates

A graduate is considered college ready in Reading or Math if he or she has met or exceeded the college-ready criteria on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) test, the SAT or the ACT test. These figures are for the Class of 2018.

Reading

28.3 %

Jefferson ISD: 28.3%

Statewide: 58.2%

Math

13.3 %

Jefferson ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 46%

Reading + Math

13.3 %

Jefferson ISD: 13.3%

Statewide: 42.1%

Reading

28.3%

Math

13.3%

Reading + Math

13.3%

Staff

Teacher ethnicities

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent (FTE).

Total teacher FTEs

33.6

African American

2.5 (7.5%)

Jefferson ISD: 20.1%

Statewide: 10.6%

American Indian

0 (0%)

Jefferson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.3%

Asian

2 (5.9%)

Jefferson ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 1.7%

Hispanic

1.4 (4.1%)

Jefferson ISD: 2.9%

Statewide: 27.7%

Pacific Islander

0 (0%)

Jefferson ISD: 0%

Statewide: 0.2%

White

27.7 (82.5%)

Jefferson ISD: 69.2%

Statewide: 58.4%

Two or more races

0 (0%)

Jefferson ISD: 3.9%

Statewide: 1.1%

Highest degree held by teachers

These figures are expressed as a percentage of the total teacher full-time equivalent.

No degree

0.8 (2.5%)

Jefferson ISD: 1.8%

Statewide: 1.4%

Bachelor's

21.9 (65%)

Jefferson ISD: 81.2%

Statewide: 73.6%

Master's

9.9 (29.6%)

Jefferson ISD: 14.7%

Statewide: 24.3%

Doctorate

1 (3%)

Jefferson ISD: 2.3%

Statewide: 0.7%

Students per teacher

The total number of students divided by the total full-time equivalent count of teachers for 2018-2019.

Students per teacher

11.1

Jefferson ISD: 12.9

Statewide: 15.1

Teacher experience

This figure for the 2018-2019 school year refers to tenure — the number of years a teacher has been employed in any district, whether or not there was an interruption in service.

Avg. teacher experience

13.3 years

Jefferson ISD: 13.5 years

Statewide: 11.1 years

Teacher salaries

The average salaries listed here are for regular duties only and do not include supplemental pay. For teachers who also have nonteaching roles, only the portion of time and pay dedicated to classroom responsibilities is factored into the calculation.

Base average

$49,711

Jefferson ISD: $44,636

Statewide: $54,122

Beginner

$31,175

Jefferson ISD: $31,598

Statewide: $47,218

1 to 5 years

$48,821

Jefferson ISD: $36,984

Statewide: $50,408

6 to 10 years

$46,926

Jefferson ISD: $45,415

Statewide: $52,786

11 to 20 years

$52,221

Jefferson ISD: $49,462

Statewide: $56,041

20+ years

$55,130

Jefferson ISD: $50,352

Statewide: $62,039

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