220 E Jefferson St
Morton, IL 61550
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Jefferson Elementary School serves 324 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 324 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
324 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.27, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#542 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
85%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 324 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45-49% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27

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