Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 453 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 37% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% 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 453 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.22, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#5851 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
38%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
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 public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
11%
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Hispanic
88%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
4%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
1%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/an/a
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
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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 public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.220.41
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
49%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
9%
This chart display 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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFresno Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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