Jeffers Hill Elementary School

Jeffers Hill Elementary School serves 383 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
Jeffers Hill Elementary School operates within the Howard County School District.

Overview

The student population of 383 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 383 students
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Jeffers Hill Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
13%
6%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Asian (1989-2013)
Hispanic
11%
12%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2013)
Black
35%
36%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Black (1989-2013)
White
30%
42%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School White (1989-2013)
Two or more races
10%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Jeffers Hill Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Jeffers Hill Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.76 0.39
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
27%
36%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
4%
6%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,943 students has grown by 14% over five years.
School District Name Howard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
28
Number of Students Managed 56,943 16,752
District Total Revenue $835 MM $244 MM
District Spending $817 MM $238 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,734 $14,580
District Spending / Student $16,360 $14,228
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oakland Mills High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oakland Mills Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stevens Forest Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ColumbiaOakland Mills High School
    9410 Kilimanjaro Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6945
    0.6 mi | 1144 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ColumbiaOakland Mills Middle School
    9540 Kilimanjaro Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6937
    0.7 mi | 403 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ColumbiaLong Reach High School
    6101 Old Dobbin Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-7117
    0.9 mi | 1330 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ColumbiaStevens Forest Elementary School
    6045 Stevens Forest Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6900
    0.9 mi | 301 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ColumbiaTalbott Springs Elementary School
    9550 Basket Ring Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6915
    1.1 mi | 573 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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