Jefferson Elementary School

123 E. 37th Ave
Spokane, WA 99203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Jefferson Elementary School serves 514 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (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 66% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 514 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students514 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% 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 0.39, 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
#569 out of 2039 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:117:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
1%
8%
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Hispanic
10%
23%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
77%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
9%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.390.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpokane 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 Ferris High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sacajawea Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hutton Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Spokane Sacajawea Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 7-8 | 785 students
    0.2 miles
    401 E 33rd Ave
    Spokane, WA 99203
    (509) 354-5500
    0.2 7-8 785
  • Spokane Hutton Elementary School Math: 83% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 591 students
    0.8 miles
    908 E 24th Ave
    Spokane, WA 99203
    (509) 354-3030
    0.8 PK-6 591
  • Spokane Hamblen Elementary School Math: 66% | Reading: 73%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 520 students
    1.0 miles
    2121 E Thurston Ave
    Spokane, WA 99203
    (509) 354-2900
    1 PK-6 520
  • Spokane Wilson Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-6 | 358 students
    1.3 miles
    911 W 25th Ave
    Spokane, WA 99203
    (509) 354-4500
    1.3 PK-6 358
  • Spokane Adams Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 363 students
    1.6 miles
    2909-e 37 Ave
    Spokane, WA 99223
    (509) 354-2000
    1.6 PK-6 363

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