Jefferson Middle School

  • Jefferson Middle School serves 830 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Jefferson Middle School's student population of 830 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students830 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Middle School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#786 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
61%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Jefferson Middle School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
77%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Jefferson Middle School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
8%
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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 WA.
Diversity Score0.390.41
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
37%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVancouver School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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