Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 238 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Missouri 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 13:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 238 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students238 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank#2077 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
96%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
71%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Missouri by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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 MO.
Diversity Score0.080.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Missouri by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (10-11)
1%
7%
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 Missouri by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSt. Louis City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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