Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 261 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (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 30-34% (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 9:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% 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 261 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students261 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 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 0.67, which is more 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#1731 out of 2085 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
10%
7%
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Black
48%
16%
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White
28%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCape Girardeau 63 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

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    0.6 miles
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  • Cape Girardeau Central Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 624 students
    0.7 miles
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    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
    (573) 334-2923
    0.7 7-8 624
  • Cape Girardeau Central Middle School
    Grades: 5-6 | 635 students
    0.9 miles
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  • Cape Girardeau Girardot Center For Youth
    Grades: 5-12 | 8 students
    1.5 miles
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    Cape Girardeau, MO 63702
    (573) 290-5860
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