Jefferson Elementary School

600 Harkness Ln.
Redondo Beach, CA 90278
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
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Top 5%
Serving 509 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Jefferson Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 509 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Top 5% in CA
  • : 80% (Top 5%)
  • : 82% (Top 5%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 509 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#243 out of 9602 schools
(Top 5%)
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80%
33%
This chart display 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 California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
82%
47%
This chart display 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 California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
17%
12%
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Hispanic
14%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
50%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
18%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
51%
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 California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
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 California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Elementary School's ranking?
Jefferson Elementary School is ranked #243 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 82% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Elementary School?
509 students attend Jefferson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Jefferson Elementary School students are White, 18% of students are Two or more races, 17% of students are Asian, 14% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School?
Jefferson Elementary School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Jefferson Elementary School offer ?
Jefferson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Jefferson Elementary School part of?
Jefferson Elementary School is part of Redondo Beach Unified School District.
In what neighborhood is Jefferson Elementary School located?
Jefferson Elementary School is located in the North Redondo neighborhood of Redondo Beach, CA. There are 5 other public schools located in North Redondo.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 509 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 80% (Top 5%)
  • : 82% (Top 5%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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