Jefferson High School

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5210 N Kerby Ave

Portland, OR 97217

(503) 916-5180

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 444

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Jefferson High School

This is an excellent school. I graduated from jeff in 2008! I came from a catholic high school previous to my year at jeff. I could no longer afford my education and was told to attend my neighborhood school. I was very scared at first because of the rumors I heard. But jefferson was actually a great ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/14/10

Jefferson is an inner city high school that is trying hard to reclaim its former glory days. They have a great partnership with a local non-profit theater group, Stumptown Stages, which involves the acclaimed Jefferson Dancers, and gives the kids opportunities to learn from and work with professionals ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/03/09

As a proud alumni of JHS I have to contribute much of my educational success to JHS staff and faculty. The media portrays JHS for waht it is because we live in a racist society who believes that whenever you have more brown/dark skinned students in any part of an inner city within the US the school ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 08/10/05

I will be a senior a Jefferson High School in the fall of 2005. Jefferson and the community as a whole has grown me into being a bright, risk-taker and extermely smart student. Jefferson is a dazzling school that gets recognize for the negative aspect instead the positive things that they offer like ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/27/05

Also the parents needs to be more involve because they don't care...All they are good at are athletics! Wow...make the NBA/NFL, so what?

Posted by a student on 11/30/04

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Test scores for Jefferson High School

OAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Jefferson High School
Portland School District 1j
* In 2009-2010 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Portland schools — Jefferson High School is located at 5210 N Kerby Ave, Portland OR 97217. 5210 N Kerby Ave is in the 97217 ZIP code in Portland, OR The school district for Jefferson High School is the Portland School District 1j. Jefferson High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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