Jefferson Middle School

  • Jefferson Middle School serves 697 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 51%.
  • Jefferson Middle School operates within the Aurora West Usd 129 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 697 students
Jefferson Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Jefferson Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Jefferson Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Jefferson Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Jefferson Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
Jefferson Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
66%
25%
Jefferson Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
18%
17%
Jefferson Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
10%
49%
Jefferson Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jefferson Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Jefferson Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.53 0.31
Jefferson Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Jefferson Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a n/a
Jefferson Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

  • Aurora West Usd 129 School District's student population of 12,560 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $13,774 in this district is less than the state average of $15,061. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,065 is less than the state average of $15,092. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Aurora West Usd 129 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
18
3
Number of Students Managed 12,560 753
Aurora West Usd 129 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $174 MM $11 MM
Aurora West Usd 129 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $165 MM $11 MM
Aurora West Usd 129 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $13,774 $15,061
Aurora West Usd 129 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $13,065 $15,092
Aurora West Usd 129 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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