Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 325 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (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 30-34% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 325 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students325 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.65, 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#2333 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
5%
5%
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Hispanic
28%
26%
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Black
13%
17%
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White
51%
49%
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Two or more races
3%
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 IL.
Diversity Score0.650.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
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 Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDeKalb CUSD 428 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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