Jefferson Middle School Academy

801 7th St Sw
Washington, DC 20024
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Jefferson Middle School Academy serves 314 students in grades 6-8.
Jefferson Middle School Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

School Overview

Jefferson Middle School Academy's student population of 314 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students314 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Middle School Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Middle School Academy is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#97 out of 212 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Jefferson Middle School Academy, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
32%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson Middle School Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson Middle School Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
4%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Middle School Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
94%
69%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Middle School Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
11%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Middle School Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in DC.
Diversity Score
0.120.50
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson Middle School Academy and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson Middle School Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDistrict Of Columbia School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jefferson Middle School Academy is River Terrace Ec (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Global Pcs (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Amidon Bowen Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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