Jefferson Charter Academy

  • Jefferson Charter Academy serves 436 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson Charter Academy's student population of 436 students has grown by 127% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 100% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students436 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Charter Academy's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Charter Academy is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#836 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio27:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Jefferson Charter Academy and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
n/a
11%
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Hispanic
73%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Charter Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Charter Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
23%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson Charter Academy and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Charter Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.420.41
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson Charter Academy and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
19%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson Charter Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHanford Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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