Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 364 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 364 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students364 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,278 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#475 out of 1278 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
69%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
33%
7%
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Black
43%
44%
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White
20%
44%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.670.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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