Jefferson Elementary School

123 E. 37th Ave
Spokane, WA 99203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Jefferson Elementary School serves 428 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 428 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#428 out of 2052 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
66%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
70%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
11%
25%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
79%
50%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
7%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Elementary School's ranking?
Jefferson Elementary School is ranked #428 out of 2,052 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Washington.
What schools are Jefferson Elementary School often compared to?
Jefferson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hutton Elementary School, Wilson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% WA state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 61% WA state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Elementary School?
428 students attend Jefferson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Jefferson Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School?
Jefferson Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does Jefferson Elementary School offer ?
Jefferson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jefferson Elementary School part of?
Jefferson Elementary School is part of Spokane School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 428 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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