Jefferson Middle School

  • Jefferson Middle School serves 708 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 23% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Middle School's student population of 708 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students708 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Middle School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank#2287 out of 3,544 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
9%
5%
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Hispanic
10%
26%
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Black
35%
17%
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White
40%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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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 IL.
Diversity Score0.700.32
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChampaign CUSD 4 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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