Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 445 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 445 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students445 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Jefferson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.18, which is less 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#4295 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Hispanic
91%
52%
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Black
9%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
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28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
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2%
Diversity Score0.180.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
53%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school and middle school to Jefferson Elementary School is Highpoint (0.9 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Browning Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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