Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School

1722 W 6th St
Racine, WI 53404
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School serves 409 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 34% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 38%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 409 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in WI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School's student population of 409 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,984 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#975 out of 1984 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
28%
13%
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Black
22%
9%
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White
35%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.75
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School's ranking?
Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School is ranked #975 out of 1,984 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School often compared to?
Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gilmore Fine Arts School, Red Apple Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average), while 40% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School?
409 students attend Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Black, 10% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School?
Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is equal to the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School offer ?
Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School part of?
Jefferson Lighthouse Elementary School is part of Racine Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 409 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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