Jefferson Elementary School

1801 E Blackburn Rd
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jefferson Elementary School serves 527 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 527 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students527 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.56, 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 (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1149 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
50%
23%
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Black
n/a
4%
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White
44%
54%
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Hawaiian
2%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.560.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMount Vernon School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jefferson Elementary School is Skagit Family Learning Center Mvsd (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Mount Baker Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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