Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 417 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 417 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.29, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank#501 out of 1232 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
9%
6%
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White
84%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.290.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMason City Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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