Jeffers High School

43084 Goodell St
Painesdale, MI 49955
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jeffers High School serves 225 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Jeffers High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 1% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Jeffers High School's student population of 225 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students225 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Jeffers High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,119 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jeffers High School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#2225 out of 3119 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
n/a
8%
Black
n/a
18%
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White
99%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.020.52
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
16%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAdams Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jeffers High School is Houghton Central High School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Houghton Middle School (6.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Range Elementary School (2.2 miles away)
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