Jefferson Middle School

  • Jefferson Middle School serves 718 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson Middle School's student population of 718 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students718 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Middle School is 0.53, which is more 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#1132 out of 1,767 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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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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Two or more races
7%
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 IN.
Diversity Score0.530.50
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Wayne Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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