Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 396 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 396 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2008)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#683 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
7%
17%
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Black
48%
26%
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White
39%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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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 NC.
Diversity Score0.620.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCleveland County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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