Jeffers Hill Elementary School

  • Jeffers Hill Elementary School serves 463 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 42%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 44%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Jeffers Hill Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Jeffers Hill Elementary School's student population of 463 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jeffers Hill Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,367 schools in Maryland (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jeffers Hill Elementary School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#732 out of 1,367 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
16%
6%
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Hispanic
18%
15%
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Black
35%
34%
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White
22%
39%
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Two or more races
9%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jeffers Hill Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.770.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jeffers Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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