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
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
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 more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 12:1
Asian
8%
9%
Hispanic
37%
23%
Black
6%
17%
White
42%
51%
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 0.41
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%
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 (2000-2013)

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: 2013 (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SummitJefferson Primary Center
    110 Ashwood Ave
    SummitNJ 07091
    (908)918-2100
    0 mi | 154 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • SummitBrayton Elementary School
    89 Tulip St
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)918-2100
    0.7 mi | 379 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • SummitL C Johnson Summit Middle School
    272 Morris Ave
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)918-2100
    0.7 mi | 1019 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SummitLincoln Hubbard Elementary School
    52 Woodland Ave
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)918-2100
    1.2 mi | 337 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • SummitFranklin Elementary School
    136 Blackburn Rd
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)918-2100
    1.3 mi | 375 students | Gr. 1-5                      

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Union County, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.46, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Union County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.