Jeffers Hill Elementary School

6001 Tamar Dr
Columbia, MD 21045
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School serves 428 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Jeffers Hill Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 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 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Jeffers Hill Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Jeffers Hill Elementary School's student population of 428 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Jeffers Hill Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jeffers Hill Elementary School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#674 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
38%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
38%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
14%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
17%
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Black
38%
34%
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White
22%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
9%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.760.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoward County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jeffers Hill Elementary School is Oakland Mills High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Oakland Mills Middle School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia Oakland Mills High School Math: 89% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,158 student
    0.6 miles
    9410 Kilimanjaro Rd
    Columbia, MD 21045
    (410) 313-6945
    0.6 9-12 1,158
  • Columbia Oakland Mills Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 472 students
    0.7 miles
    9540 Kilimanjaro Rd
    Columbia, MD 21045
    (410) 313-6937
    0.7 6-8 472
  • Columbia Long Reach High School Math: 86% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,632 student
    0.9 miles
    6101 Old Dobbin Ln
    Columbia, MD 21045
    (410) 313-7117
    0.9 9-12 1,632
  • Columbia Stevens Forest Elementary School Math: 39% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
    0.9 miles
    6045 Stevens Forest Rd
    Columbia, MD 21045
    (410) 313-6900
    0.9 PK-5 415
  • Columbia Talbott Springs Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
    1.1 miles
    9550 Basket Ring Rd
    Columbia, MD 21045
    (410) 313-6915
    1.1 PK-5 491

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