2600 N Mckinley St
Little Rock, AR 72207
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Jefferson Elementary School serves 377 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Arkansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 377 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in AR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 377 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
377 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 998 schools in Arkansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AR)
Overall Testing Rank
#14 out of 998 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
14%
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Black
16%
20%
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White
76%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
58%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Elementary School's ranking?

Jefferson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arkansas for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 47% AR state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% AR state average).

How many students attend Jefferson Elementary School?

377 students attend Jefferson Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

76% of Jefferson Elementary School students are White, 16% of students are Black, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School?

Jefferson Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Jefferson Elementary School offer ?

Jefferson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 377 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AR Dept. of Education

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