Jefferson Magnet School

  • Jefferson Magnet School serves 557 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jefferson Magnet School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson Magnet School's student population of 557 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students557 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Magnet School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Magnet School is 0.63, 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 (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#555 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
5%
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Hispanic
57%
25%
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Black
15%
13%
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White
13%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwalk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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