Jefferson Middle School

125 S Old Glebe Rd
Arlington, VA 22204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Jefferson Middle School serves 1,094 students in grades 6-8.
Jefferson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 59% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is equal to the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Jefferson Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Jefferson Middle School's student population of 1,094 students has grown by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,094 students
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Total Classroom Teachers86 teachers
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School Comparison

Jefferson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Middle School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1337 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
59%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
33%
16%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
34%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.740.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jefferson Middle School is Arlington Community High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kenmore Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Henry Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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