Jefferson Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School serves 225 students in grades 1 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Jefferson Elementary School operates within the Summit School District.

School Overview

The student population of 225 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 225 students
Jefferson Elementary School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Jefferson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Jefferson Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Jefferson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 13:1
Jefferson Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
9%
Jefferson Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
39%
24%
Jefferson Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
5%
16%
Jefferson Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
46%
49%
Jefferson Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
4%
1%
Jefferson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.63 0.68
Jefferson Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
30%
32%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Summit School District's student population of 4,122 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $19,207 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Summit School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
2
Number of Students Managed 4,122 898
Summit School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $76 MM n/a
Summit School District District Total Revenue (1992-2012)
District Spending $74 MM n/a
Summit School District District Spending (1992-2012)
District Revenue / Student $19,207 n/a
Summit School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2012)
District Spending / Student $18,904 n/a
Summit School District District Spending / Student (1990-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Summit Senior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Primary Center At Jefferson (0 miles away)
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  • WestfieldPrimary Center At Jefferson
    Grades: PK-KG | 154 students
    0 miles
    110 Ashwood Ave
    WestfieldNJ 07091
    (908)918-2160
    0PK-KG154
  • SummitBrayton Elementary School
    Grades: 1-5 | 377 students
    0.7 miles
    89 Tulip St
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)273-1276
    0.71-5377
  • SummitLawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1006 students
    0.7 miles
    272 Morris Ave
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)273-1190
    0.76-81006
  • SummitLincoln-hubbard Elementary School
    Grades: 1-5 | 305 students
    1.2 miles
    52 Woodland Ave
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)273-1333
    1.21-5305
  • SummitFranklin Elementary School
    Grades: 1-5 | 382 students
    1.3 miles
    136 Blackburn Rd
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)277-2613
    1.31-5382

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