Jefferson Elementary School (Closed 2018)

  • Jefferson Elementary School served 344 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 7% (which was lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 11% (which was lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 99% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Indiana state average of 32%.

Top Placements

Jefferson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students344 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Jefferson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1766 out of 1769 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
7%
54%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
63%
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 Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
93%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
68%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 IN.
Diversity Score0.130.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGary Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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