Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 218 students in grades 1-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the state average of 52%.
  • Jefferson Elementary School operates within the Summit School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 218 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 218 students
Jefferson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Jefferson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Jefferson Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Jefferson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 13:1
Jefferson Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
4%
10%
Jefferson Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
40%
25%
Jefferson Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
5%
16%
Jefferson Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
48%
48%
Jefferson Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jefferson Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
1%
Jefferson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.61 0.68
Jefferson Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
32%
31%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Summit School District's student population of 4,069 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,389 in this district is less than the state average of $21,422. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,976 is less than the state average of $21,053. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Summit School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
2
Number of Students Managed 4,069 954
Summit School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $76 MM $20 MM
Summit School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $74 MM $20 MM
Summit School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,389 $21,422
Summit School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,976 $21,053
Summit School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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    0 miles
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    SummitNJ 07901
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    0.7 miles
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    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)273-1190
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