Jay W. Jeffers Elementary School

2320 Clifford St.
Las Vegas, NV 89115
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Jay W. Jeffers Elementary School serves 793 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Jay W. Jeffers Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Nevada for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 29% (which is lower than the Nevada state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Nevada state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Nevada state average of 68% (majority Hispanic).

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Jay W. Jeffers Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nevada for:

School Overview

Jay W. Jeffers Elementary School's student population of 793 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students793 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Rankings

Jay W. Jeffers Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 671 schools in Nevada (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jay W. Jeffers Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NV)
Overall Testing Rank
#526 out of 671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
88%
43%
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Black
7%
11%
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White
2%
32%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
2%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.220.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClark County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jay W. Jeffers Elementary School is College Of So. Nv High School East (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Ed Von Tobel Middle School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las Vegas Ed Von Tobel Middle School Math: 19% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,212 student
    0.2 miles
    2436 N. Pecos Rd.
    Las Vegas, NV 89115
    (702) 799-7280
    0.2 6-8 1,212
  • North Las Vegas Fay Herron Elementary School Math: 62% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 798 students
    0.4 miles
    2421 N. Kenneth Way
    North Las Vegas, NV 89030
    (702) 799-7123
    0.4 PK-5 798
  • Las Vegas Myrtle Tate Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 780 students
    0.7 miles
    2450 N. Lincoln Rd.
    Las Vegas, NV 89115
    (702) 799-7360
    0.7 PK-5 780
  • North Las Vegas Tom Williams Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 925 students
    0.9 miles
    3000 E. Tonopah Ave.
    North Las Vegas, NV 89030
    (702) 799-7179
    0.9 PK-5 925
  • Las Vegas Manuel J Cortez Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 767 students
    1.1 miles
    4245 E. Tonopah Ave.
    Las Vegas, NV 89115
    (702) 799-2180
    1.1 PK-5 767

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