Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 365 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 365 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students365 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.56, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall School Rank#1255 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
13%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
64%
70%
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Two or more races
6%
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 WI.
Diversity Score0.560.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAppleton Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

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