Jefferson Elementary School

110 Ashwood Ave,

Summit, NJ, 07901-3823

Tel: (908)918-2100
Grades: 1-5

225 students

Jefferson Elementary School serves 225 students in grades 1-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 49%.
Jefferson Elementary School operates within the Summit City School District.

Overview

The student population of 225 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 55% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 225 students
Jefferson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Jefferson Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.92. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 12:1
Jefferson Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
9%
Jefferson Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
37%
23%
Jefferson Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
17%
Jefferson Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
42%
51%
Jefferson Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Jefferson 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.
0.68 0.92
Jefferson Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
30%
29%
Jefferson 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.
8%
6%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,060 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Summit City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
2
Number of Students Managed 4,060 983
Summit City School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $74 MM $20 MM
Summit City School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $67 MM $19 MM
Summit City School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,429 $20,414
Summit City School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,588 $19,395
Summit City School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Summit Senior High School (1.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is L C Johnson Summit Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jefferson Primary Center (0 miles away)
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