Jefferson Elementary School

816 Lincoln St.
Bakersfield, CA 93305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Jefferson Elementary School serves 538 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (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 33% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 538 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students538 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7550 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
83%
54%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.300.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBakersfield City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jefferson Elementary School is East Bakersfield High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Longfellow Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bakersfield Longfellow Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 828 students
    0.8 miles
    1900 Stockton St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5350
    0.8 K-6 828
  • Bakersfield Myra A. Noble Elementary School Math: 17% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 872 students
    0.9 miles
    1015 Noble Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5410
    0.9 K-5 872
  • Bakersfield Washington Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 702 students
    0.9 miles
    1101 Noble Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5810
    0.9 6-8 702
  • Bakersfield Williams Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
    0.9 miles
    1201 Williams St.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5840
    0.9 K-5 452
  • Bakersfield College Heights Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 868 students
    1.0 miles
    2551 Sunny Ln.
    Bakersfield, CA 93305
    (661) 631-5220
    1 K-6 868

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