Jefferson Elementary School

800 4th Ave
Dixon, IL 61021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jefferson Elementary School serves 396 students in grades 2-3.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 396 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students396 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.38, 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 Testing Rank
#2551 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
26%
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Black
4%
17%
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White
78%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.380.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
57%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDixon USD 170 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jefferson Elementary School is Dixon High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Reagan Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Madison School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Dixon Dixon High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 743 students
    0.9 miles
    300 Lincoln Statue
    Dixon, IL 61021
    (815) 284-7723
    0.9 9-12 743
  • Dixon Madison School
    Grades: 4-5 | 430 students
    1.2 miles
    618 Division St
    Dixon, IL 61021
    (815) 284-7724
    1.2 4-5 430
  • Dixon Reagan Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 623 students
    1.2 miles
    620 Division St
    Dixon, IL 61021
    (815) 284-7725
    1.2 6-8 623
  • Dixon Washington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 512 students
    1.6 miles
    703 E Morgan St
    Dixon, IL 61021
    (815) 284-7727
    1.6 PK-1 512
  • Nachusa Nachusa Campus Rssp Alternative School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 4 students
    5.6 miles
    Po Box 55
    Nachusa, IL 61057
    (815) 284-7796
    5.6 Inquire with school 4

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