Jeffers Hill Elementary School

Jeffers Hill Elementary School serves 407 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MD average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Jeffers Hill Elementary School operates within the Howard County School District.

School Overview

The student population of 407 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 407 students
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Jeffers Hill Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Jeffers Hill Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.77 is more than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MD) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
16%
6%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
11%
14%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
34%
35%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
27%
41%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
12%
4%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.77 0.39
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
28%
38%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Jeffers Hill Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Howard County School District's student population of 52,806 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $16,863 is higher than the state average of $14,280. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,395 is higher than the state average of $14,036. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Howard County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
75
26
Number of Students Managed 52,806 15,824
Howard County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $854 MM $243 MM
Howard County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $830 MM $239 MM
Howard County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $16,863 $14,280
Howard County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,395 $14,036
Howard County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Oakland Mills High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oakland Mills Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stevens Forest Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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    0.6 miles
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    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6945
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  • ColumbiaOakland Mills Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 434 students
    0.7 miles
    9540 Kilimanjaro Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6937
    0.76-8434
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    Grades: 9-12 | 1353 students
    0.9 miles
    6101 Old Dobbin Ln
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-7117
    0.99-121353
  • ColumbiaStevens Forest Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 423 students
    0.9 miles
    6045 Stevens Forest Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6900
    0.9KG-5423
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    Grades: PK-5 | 441 students
    1.1 miles
    9550 Basket Ring Rd
    ColumbiaMD 21045
    (410)313-6915
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