125 S Old Glebe Rd
Arlington, VA 22204
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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School Overview

Jefferson Middle School's student population of 1,094 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,094 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1035 out of 1800 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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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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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,094 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 5%)

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