Jeffers Hill Elementary School

6001 Tamar Dr
Columbia, MD 21045
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School serves 410 students in grades Prekindergarten-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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is approximately equal to the Maryland state average of 20%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 410 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MD
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Jeffers Hill Elementary School's student population of 410 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Jeffers Hill Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jeffers Hill Elementary School is 0.73, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#578 out of 1343 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
20%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
23%
21%
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Black
42%
33%
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White
19%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jeffers Hill Elementary School's ranking?
Jeffers Hill Elementary School is ranked #578 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Jeffers Hill Elementary School often compared to?
Jeffers Hill Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Stevens Forest Elementary School, Talbott Springs Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 20-24% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Jeffers Hill Elementary School?
410 students attend Jeffers Hill Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Jeffers Hill Elementary School students are Black, 23% of students are Hispanic, 19% of students are White, 10% of students are Asian, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jeffers Hill Elementary School?
Jeffers Hill Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Jeffers Hill Elementary School offer ?
Jeffers Hill Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jeffers Hill Elementary School part of?
Jeffers Hill Elementary School is part of Howard County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 410 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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