Jefferson Academy

  • Jefferson Academy serves 912 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Academy's student population of 912 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 27% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students912 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Academy's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Academy is 0.39, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#294 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio33:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
34%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
77%
53%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.390.40
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Graduation Rate60-69%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County No. R-1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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