2616 N 3rd St
Temple, TX 76501
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Jefferson Elementary School serves 578 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is equal to the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 578 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
578 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#3746 out of 8043 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
42%
52%
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Black
27%
13%
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White
26%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 578 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 74%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 20%)

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