Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 422 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 12% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois 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 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 422 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students422 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3280 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
69%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
29%
48%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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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 IL.
Diversity Score0.440.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarvard CUSD 50 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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