511 W. Malone St.
Hanford, CA 93232
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Jefferson Charter Academy serves 465 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Jefferson Charter Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Jefferson Charter Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Jefferson Charter Academy's student population of 465 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
465 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Charter Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Charter Academy is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1155 out of 9659 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
73%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
22%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 465 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.42 (Btm 50%)

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