Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 336 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 336 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students336 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#734 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
10%
10%
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Hispanic
14%
27%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
70%
45%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.480.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRoxbury Township School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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