Jeffers Hill Elementary School

Jeffers Hill Elementary School serves 367 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MD average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Jeffers Hill Elementary School operates within the Howard County Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 367 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 367 students
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jeffers Hill Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.75 is less than the state average of 0.82. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
6%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
9%
11%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
34%
37%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
33%
43%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School White (1989-2012)
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.
0.75 0.82
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
24%
35%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
7%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 56,445 students has grown by 13% over five years.
School District Name Howard County Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
73
28
Number of Students Managed 56,445 16,752
Howard County Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $835 MM $244 MM
District Spending $817 MM $238 MM
Howard County Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,734 $14,580
Howard County Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,360 $14,228
Howard County Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Columbia Oakland Mills High School
    9410 Kilimanjaro Rd
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-6945
    0.6  mi  |  1138  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Columbia Oakland Mills Middle School
    9540 Kilimanjaro Rd
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-6937
    0.7  mi  |  400  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Columbia Long Reach High School
    6101 Old Dobbin Ln
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-7117
    0.9  mi  |  1300  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Columbia Stevens Forest Elementary School
    6045 Stevens Forest Rd
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-6900
    0.9  mi  |  283  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Columbia Talbott Springs Elementary School
    9550 Basket Ring Rd
    Columbia , MD , 21045
    (410)313-6915
    1.1  mi  |  588  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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