Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 266 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 34%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 35%.

Top Placements

Jefferson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 266 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students266 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall School Rank#548 out of 1,268 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
20%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
55%
65%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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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 KS.
Diversity Score0.640.31
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
39%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
29%
9%
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 Kansas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGeary County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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