Jefferson Elementary School

1400 New Garden Rd,

Greensboro, NC, 27410-

Tel: (336)316-5870
Grades: PK-5

757 students

Jefferson Elementary School serves 757 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Jefferson Elementary School operates within the Guilford County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 757 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 757 students
Jefferson Elementary School Total Students (2000-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Jefferson Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2000-2012)
Students by Grade Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Jefferson Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2000-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
2%
Jefferson Elementary School Asian (2000-2012)
Hispanic
12%
13%
Jefferson Elementary School Hispanic (2000-2012)
Black
39%
27%
Jefferson Elementary School Black (2000-2012)
White
34%
52%
Jefferson Elementary School White (2000-2012)
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.
0.71 0.64
Jefferson Elementary School Diversity Score (2000-2012)
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.
51%
45%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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%
8%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 78,021 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Guilford County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
121
4
Number of Students Managed 78,021 1,593
Guilford County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $746 MM $19 MM
Guilford County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $768 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,224 $11,105
Guilford County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,521 $10,880
Guilford County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Early College At Guilford High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Guilford Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Claxton Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Greensboro Early College At Guilford High School
    5608 West Friendly Ave
    Greensboro , NC , 27410
    (336)316-2860
    1.2  mi  |  200  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Greensboro Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Claxton Elementary School
    3720 Pinetop Rd
    Greensboro , NC , 27410
    (336)545-2010
    1.3  mi  |  623  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Greensboro Guilford Middle School
    401 College Rd
    Greensboro , NC , 27410
    (336)316-5833
    1.7  mi  |  744  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Greensboro High School Ahead Academy
    Alternative School
    329 College Rd
    Greensboro , NC , 27410
    (336)294-7600
    Alternative School
    1.9  mi  |  102  students  |  Gr.  8
  • Greensboro Guilford Primary
    411 Friendway Rd
    Greensboro , NC , 27410
    (336)316-5844
    1.9  mi  |  594  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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