Jefferson Middle School
Jefferson Middle School serves 1,071 students in grades 6-8.
Jefferson Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 1,071 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 97%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in CA
- Math Proficiency: 47% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Jefferson Middle School's student population of 1,071 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Jefferson Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Middle School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2714 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
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