Jeffers Elementary School

  • Jeffers Elementary School serves 396 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Jeffers Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 32%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Jeffers Elementary School's student population of 396 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jeffers Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,159 schools in Michigan (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jeffers Elementary School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#76 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jeffers Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
7%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
95%
68%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jeffers Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.100.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpring Lake School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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