Jefferson Intermediate

801 E 13th St
Pella, IA 50219
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Jefferson Intermediate serves 521 students in grades 4-6.
Jefferson Intermediate placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jefferson Intermediate ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Jefferson Intermediate's student population of 521 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Intermediate is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Intermediate is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#90 out of 1221 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
89%
73%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Intermediate's ranking?
Jefferson Intermediate is ranked #90 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 85% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Intermediate?
521 students attend Jefferson Intermediate.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Jefferson Intermediate students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 3% 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 Intermediate?
Jefferson Intermediate has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Jefferson Intermediate offer ?
Jefferson Intermediate offers enrollment in grades 4-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jefferson Intermediate part of?
Jefferson Intermediate is part of Pella Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 4-6
  • Enrollment: 521 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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