Jefferson Elementary School

6927 Maple Ter
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Jefferson Elementary School serves 263 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 263 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#196 out of 1984 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
13%
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Black
18%
9%
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White
61%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Elementary School's ranking?
Jefferson Elementary School is ranked #196 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Elementary School?
263 students attend Jefferson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Jefferson Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School?
Jefferson Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Jefferson Elementary School offer ?
Jefferson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jefferson Elementary School part of?
Jefferson Elementary School is part of Wauwatosa School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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