Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 377 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% 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 377 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students377 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.33, 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#200 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
81%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
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 Score0.330.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
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 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmhurst SD 205 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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    0.2 miles
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    0.6 miles
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    (630)617-2400
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  • Elmhurst Early Childhood Magnet School
    Grades: PK | 285 students
    0.7 miles
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  • Elmhurst Jackson Elementary School Magnet School
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    0.8 miles
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    0.8 K-5 444

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