Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa 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 12:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Iowa state average of 24%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 450 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#1234 out of 1239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
77%
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 Iowa by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
24%
11%
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Black
39%
6%
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White
22%
76%
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Two or more races
14%
4%
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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 IA.
Diversity Score0.730.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
33%
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 Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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 Iowa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDavenport Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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