Jefferson Middle School

  • Jefferson Middle School serves 703 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jefferson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.

School Overview

  • Jefferson Middle School's student population of 703 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students703 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Middle School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1037 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
12%
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Black
14%
12%
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White
66%
69%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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Diversity Score0.550.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Wayne Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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