Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 388 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 388 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students388 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% 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 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.33, 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)#238 out of 3679 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
81%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
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 Score0.330.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmhurst 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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