Jefferson Elementary School

100 Princetown Rd
Schenectady, NY 12306
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 667 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Jefferson Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 667 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 667 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
667 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#2395 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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42%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
29%
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Black
3%
16%
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White
80%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.35
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Elementary School's ranking?
Jefferson Elementary School is ranked #2395 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
42% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Elementary School?
667 students attend Jefferson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Jefferson Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Two or more races, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School?
Jefferson Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Jefferson Elementary School offer ?
Jefferson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jefferson Elementary School part of?
Jefferson Elementary School is part of Schalmont Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 667 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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