Jefferson Elementary School

200 South Latah Street
Boise, ID 83705
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 233 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Jefferson Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Idaho for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 42%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Idaho state average of 55%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Idaho state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Idaho state average of 26% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 233 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • : Bottom 50% in ID
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 233 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
233 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 709 schools in Idaho (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (ID)
#637 out of 709 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Jefferson Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
42%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
30-34%
55%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≤20%
41%
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
17:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Jefferson Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Asian
4%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
19%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
17%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
60%
74%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Idaho.
0.59
This chart displays the diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
20%
This chart displays 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 Idaho by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
95%
4%
This chart displays 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 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Elementary School's ranking?
Jefferson Elementary School is ranked #637 out of 709 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Idaho.
What schools are Jefferson Elementary School often compared to?
Jefferson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Horizon Elementary School, Garfield Elementary School, Whittier Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% ID state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 55% ID state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Elementary School?
233 students attend Jefferson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Jefferson Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School?
Jefferson Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Idaho state average of 17:1.
What grades does Jefferson Elementary School offer ?
Jefferson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Jefferson Elementary School part of?
Jefferson Elementary School is part of Boise Independent School District.
In what neighborhood is Jefferson Elementary School located?
Jefferson Elementary School is located in the Boise Bench neighborhood of Boise, ID. There are 10 other public schools located in Boise Bench.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 233 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ID Dept. of Education

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