Jefferson Elementary School serves 953 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Enrollment: 953 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
- Minority Enrollment: 94%
- Math Proficiency: 31%
- Reading Proficiency: 40%
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 953 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.26, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Elementary School?
953 students attend Jefferson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Jefferson Elementary School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are White, 4% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School?
Jefferson Elementary School has a student ration of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Jefferson Elementary School offer ?
Jefferson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6
What school district is Jefferson Elementary School part of?
Jefferson Elementary School is part of Riverside Unified School District.
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