2014 Academic Indicators
- National Rank
- College Readiness Index
- Math Proficiency
- Reading Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 09–12 Grades
- 1,854 Students
- 108 Teachers
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology
6560 BRADDOCK RD
ALEXANDRIA, VA 22312
Phone: (703) 750-8300
District: Fairfax County Public Schools
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology uses a STEM-focused curriculum that starts with the Integrated Biology, English and Technology program and culminates with a technical lab project for seniors. The school boasts more than 10 specialized research labs, ranging from astrophysics to oceanography. Extracurricular activities at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology include cultural groups such as the Persian Club and a variety of athletic teams.
Rankings / Awards
This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||61%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||2%|
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 Reading||100%|
|Proficient in Math||100%|
|College Readiness Index||100.0|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||09 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||No|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in Reading (district average)||96%|
|Proficient in Math (district average)||79%|
|College Readiness (district average)||56.5|
Data are based on the 2011-2012 school year.
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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.