John Jay High School

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7611 Marbach Rd

San Antonio, TX 78227

(210) 397-2700

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 2,806

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for John Jay High School

John Jay high school to me is one of the best high schools in San Antonio. Most of the teachers will ensure and try their best to see that all their students excel and pass all classes. It is also very competitive . John Jay High School has the best soccer team in San Antonio with great efforts made ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/09/13

One of the better schools in the area, John Jay has a pretty good reputation. There are good programs and clubs to join in and get into. It's easy to pass the classes. Just do your homework. Kids are nice. You'll definitely make friends. Just don't get into any fights. And don't get into any fights with ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/13/10

The band is amazing and the kids are academically better with balancing school, friends, and family with this elective.

Posted by a student on 09/09/09

Despite its location in San Antonio, Jay is a very good school academically in its extracurricular activities, especiallly its AFJROTC program. The best in the nation bar none and NOT a military recruiting program, if you want your child to go to college and get the financial assistance you need, then ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 04/08/09

My child attended a different high school prior to coming to John Jay where she was in accelerated class and maintaining a A average. When is enter John Jay they put her in regular class and her grades have dropped to A and B.

Posted by a parent on 09/20/06

I learned so much from the teachers at John Jay High. I knew many students that were not as involved in their academic success but it was the teachers and counselors that were always there for those who wanted to pursue higher education. For that I thank them for all their help and inspiration. --Cynthia ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 11/14/04

I think that john jay high is a great school. I love it here. Every one here greets you with a friendly smile and teachers know what they are teaching. The atmosphere here is overwelming.

Posted by a student on 11/10/04

Most of the emphisis in this school is not on academics, athletics, rotc, or spirit organizations, it's on keeping the students in school. There is a high drop-out rate at John Jay High School which makes this the most concern. The students have the potential to be their best, but outside distracts block ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/05/04

jay is a very diverse school and the students are very respectful. my daughter loves it at jay. and she loves the atmosphere and the diversity of all the military children from around the world.

Posted by a parent on 11/19/03

This school is a great school. It has changed so much over the many tears this school has been alive.

Posted by a other on 11/11/03

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Test scores for John Jay High School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
John Jay High School
Northside Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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San Antonio schools — John Jay High School is located at 7611 Marbach Rd, San Antonio TX 78227. 7611 Marbach Rd is in the 78227 ZIP code in San Antonio, TX The school district for John Jay High School is the Northside Isd. John Jay High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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