Jefferson Middle School

101 S Gammon Rd
Madison, WI 53717
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 433 students in grades 6-8, Jefferson Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 38%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : Bottom 50% in WI
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Jefferson Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Jefferson Middle School's student population of 433 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
433 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,991 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Jefferson Middle School is 0.75, 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.
This School
State Level (WI)
#1299 out of 1991 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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29%
39%
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33%
38%
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35-39%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Jefferson Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
10%
4%
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Hispanic
29%
13%
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Black
20%
9%
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White
34%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.75
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Wisconsin by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Middle School's ranking?
Jefferson Middle School is ranked #1299 out of 1,991 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
What schools are Jefferson Middle School often compared to?
Jefferson Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hamilton Middle School, Kromrey Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% WI state average), while 33% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 38% WI state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Middle School?
433 students attend Jefferson Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
34% of Jefferson Middle School students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 10% of students are Asian, and 7% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Middle School?
Jefferson Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 13:1.
What grades does Jefferson Middle School offer ?
Jefferson Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Jefferson Middle School part of?
Jefferson Middle School is part of Madison Metropolitan School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 433 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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