Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 470 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas 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 17:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 470 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students470 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (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 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#1218 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
49%
20%
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Black
24%
7%
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White
20%
64%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score0.670.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWichita School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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