Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 277 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 45%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 277 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students277 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#49 out of 2029 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
16%
9%
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White
70%
70%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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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 WI.
Diversity Score0.480.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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 Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWauwatosa School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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