Jefferson High School

723 Donaldson Ave, San Antonio, TX 78201 | (210) 736-1981
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,005
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Jesus Chavez
  • Fax: (210) 738-2406
  • Website: www.saisd.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,005
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 120.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,012 (50.5%)
  • Females: 993 (49.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 342 (17.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 802 (40.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,144 (57.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Jefferson High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.1%
Black472.3%
Asian80.4%
Hispanic1,85792.6%
White904.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Jefferson High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade59229.5%
10th Grade50625.2%
11th Grade47723.8%
12th Grade43021.4%
Breakdown of College Ready Graduates (2009)
Percent Ready For College in Reading
School:
58.0%
District:
54.0%
State:
62.0%
Percent Ready For College in Math
School:
42.0%
District:
39.0%
State:
60.0%
Graduation & Dropout Rates (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
66.8%
District:
61.4%
State:
80.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
19.4%
District:
21.0%
State:
9.4%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
13.2
District:
12.6
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
30.5%
District:
26.7%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
13.3%
District:
17.7%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
28.4%
District:
22.2%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
23.5%
District:
24.9%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$71,417
District:
$73,738
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$51,002
District:
$50,045
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$43,330
District:
$43,170
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$45,938
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,275
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$51,082
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$61,516
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Jefferson High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
SAT & ACT Exam Details (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT or ACT Exam
School:
70.5%
District:
65.6%
State:
61.5%
Percent of Test Takers Above Exam Criteria
School:
6.3%
District:
6.0%
State:
26.9%
SAT Average Score
School:
843.0
District:
833.0
State:
985.0
ACT Average Score
School:
16.9
District:
17.2
State:
20.5

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201056.0%51.0%70.0%
200946.0%48.0%67.0%
200843.0%42.0%60.0%
 
Reading Test
201091.0%88.0%92.0%
200978.0%81.0%87.0%
200876.0%75.0%84.0%
 
Science Test
200826.0%--
 
Social Studies Test
200838.0%--
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201088.0%87.0%90.0%
200978.0%80.0%88.0%
200885.0%80.0%86.0%
 
Math Test
201054.0%61.0%74.0%
200947.0%46.0%65.0%
200849.0%44.0%63.0%
 
Science Test
201059.0%59.0%74.0%
200948.0%44.0%66.0%
200855.0%50.0%64.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201091.0%90.0%93.0%
200988.0%85.0%90.0%
200888.0%83.0%88.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201090.0%90.0%93.0%
200991.0%87.0%92.0%
200885.0%84.0%90.0%
 
Math Test
201079.0%79.0%89.0%
200968.0%61.0%81.0%
200860.0%62.0%79.0%
 
Science Test
201082.0%82.0%91.0%
200976.0%73.0%85.0%
200869.0%67.0%80.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201095.0%96.0%98.0%
200996.0%94.0%97.0%
200892.0%91.0%95.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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