Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 471 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 471 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.59, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#754 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
58%
25%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
27%
54%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.590.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Britain School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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