Jefferson Elementary School

3743 Jefferson St.
Carlsbad, CA 92009
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 448 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Jefferson Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is equal to the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Top 50% in CA
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 448 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
448 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School ranks within the top 50% 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 0.55, which is less 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)
#3167 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Jefferson Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
33%
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 California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
45-49%
47%
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 California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
40-49%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
21:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Jefferson Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
12%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hispanic
55%
56%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
39%
21%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
5%
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 California 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 California.
0.55
This chart displays the diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
51%
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 California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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 California by year, with the latest 2021-22 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 #3167 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Jefferson Elementary School often compared to?
Jefferson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Longfellow K-8, Museum by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Elementary School?
448 students attend Jefferson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Jefferson Elementary School students are Hispanic, 39% of students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School?
Jefferson Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is equal to 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 Carlsbad Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 448 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 30%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 40-49% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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