Jefferson Middle School

  • Jefferson Middle School serves 1,004 students in grades 6-8.
  • 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 79% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Middle School's student population of 1,004 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 93 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,004 students
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Total Classroom Teachers93 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Middle School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#797 out of 1,796 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
72%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
33%
15%
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Black
17%
23%
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White
35%
50%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.73n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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