Jefferson Leadership Academies

  • Jefferson Leadership Academies serves 1,123 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (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 33% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Leadership Academies's student population of 1,123 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,123 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Leadership Academies's student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has increased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Leadership Academies is 0.47, which is more 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#7286 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson Leadership Academies 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 Ratio29:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
11%
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Hispanic
71%
54%
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Black
16%
6%
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White
3%
24%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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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 Leadership Academies.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.470.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLong Beach Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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