Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 284 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 52%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 284 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students284 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 671 schools in Idaho (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ID)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#636 out of 671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
42%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
7%
1%
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Hispanic
10%
18%
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Black
24%
1%
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White
54%
75%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in ID.
Diversity Score0.640.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
94%
9%
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 Idaho by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoise Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ID Dept. of Education

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