Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 280 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 59%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 57%) for the 2013-14 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 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 280 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students280 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,408 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.20, which is less 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Hispanic
3%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
89%
49%
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Two or more races
7%
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 Score0.200.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
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 NameJohnston City CUSD 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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