Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 368 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 368 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students368 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
48%
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 students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio25:124:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School and the average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Jefferson Elementary School and percentage of American Indian students in California by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
Asian
3%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Asian students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
70%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
12%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
10%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of White students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian Students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian Students in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.490.41
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School and the average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Diego Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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