Jefferson Elementary School

Tel: (562)602-8024
  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 454 students in grades K-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Jefferson Elementary School operates within the Paramount Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 454 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades K-5
Total Students454 students
Gender %Jefferson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Students by GradeJefferson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 29:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio22:124:1
Asian
3%
11%
Hispanic
88%
54%
Black
8%
6%
White
1%
24%
All Ethnic GroupsJefferson Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownCA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.220.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
50%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%

District Comparison

  • Paramount Unified School District's student population of 15,491 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,451 in this district is less than the state average of $10,991. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,274 is less than the state average of $11,482. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District NameParamount Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
4
Number of Students Managed15,4911,564
Paramount Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
District Total Revenue$150 MM$17 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2016)
District Spending$163 MM$18 MM
Paramount Unified School District District Spending (1992-2016)
District Revenue / Student$9,451$10,991
Paramount Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1997-2016)
District Spending / Student$10,274$11,482
Paramount Unified School District District Spending / Student (1997-2016)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2016 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Paramount Alondra Middle School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 955 students
    0.4 miles
    16200 Downey Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8004
    0.4 6-8 955
  • Paramount Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 636 students
    0.6 miles
    15324 California Ave.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8036
    0.6 K-5 636
  • Bellflower Albert Baxter Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 503 students
    0.6 miles
    14929 Cerritos Ave.
    Bellflower, CA 90706
    (562)531-1602
    0.6 K-6 503
  • Paramount Harry Wirtz Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 640 students
    0.6 miles
    8535 Contreras St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8068
    0.6 K-5 640
  • Paramount Major Lynn Mokler Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: K-5 | 723 students
    0.7 miles
    8571 E. Flower St.
    Paramount, CA 90723
    (562)602-8044
    0.7 K-5 723

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Did You Know?
California public schools have a diversity score of 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.32. The most diverse school district in California is Natomas Unified School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.