Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 398 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 10-14% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 398 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students398 students
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers

School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2541 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
32%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
Hispanic
48%
26%
Black
49%
17%
White
1%
49%
Two or more races
2%
3%
Diversity Score0.530.32
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
46%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBerkeley SD 87 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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