Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 344 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 7% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 11% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 344 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
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

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1763 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
1%
12%
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Black
93%
12%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
69%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
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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 IN.
Diversity Score0.130.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 Corp School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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