Jefferson Middle School

1151 Plum St
Aurora, IL 60506
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Jefferson Middle School serves 640 students in grades 6-8.
Jefferson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Jefferson Middle School's student population of 640 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Jefferson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Middle School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2563 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
70%
26%
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Black
13%
17%
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White
10%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.490.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAurora West USD 129 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jefferson Middle School is West Aurora High School Rssp (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Stem Partnership School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mccleery Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Aurora West Aurora High School Rssp Alternative School
    Grades: 9-11 | 16 students
    0.1 miles
    1720 N Randall Rd
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 232-5963
    0.1 9-11 16
  • Aurora West Aurora High School Math: 22% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,665 students
    0.2 miles
    1201 W New York St
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5600
    0.2 9-12 3,665
  • Aurora Mccleery Elementary School Math: 21% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 614 students
    0.3 miles
    1002 W Illinois Ave
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5012
    0.3 PK-5 614
  • Aurora Greenman Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 7%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 604 students
    0.5 miles
    729 W Galena Blvd
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052
    0.5 PK-5 604
  • Aurora Freeman Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 583 students
    0.7 miles
    153 S Randall Rd
    Aurora, IL 60506
    (630) 301-5052
    0.7 PK-5 583

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