Jefferson Opportunity Center

  • Jefferson Opportunity Center serves 14 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 2:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

Jefferson Opportunity Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

  • Jefferson Opportunity Center's student population of 14 students has grown by 100% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 45% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students14 students
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Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Opportunity Center's student:teacher ratio of 2:1 has increased from 1:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Opportunity Center is 0.45, which is more 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 (TX)
Overall School Rank#7437 out of 7,879 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio2:115:1
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Hispanic
72%
52%
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Black
14%
13%
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White
14%
28%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Opportunity Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.450.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAbilene Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Jefferson Opportunity Center is Reassignment Center (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Abilene Reassignment Center Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    0.0 miles
    1101 S 9th St
    Abilene, TX 79602
    (325)671-4648
    0.0 6-12 n/a
  • Abilene Day Nursery Of Abilene Alternative School
    Grades: PK | 52 students
    0.4 miles
    625 S 8th St
    Abilene, TX 79602
    (325)671-4569
    0.4 PK 52
  • Abilene Locust Ecc Alternative School
    Grades: PK | 346 students
    0.4 miles
    625 S 8th St
    Abilene, TX 79602
    (325)671-4569
    0.4 PK 346
  • Abilene Adult Learning Center Alternative School
    Grades: AE
    0.6 miles
    1929 S 11th
    Abilene, TX 79602
    (325)671-4419
    0.6 AE n/a
  • Abilene Martinez Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 574 students
    0.8 miles
    1250 Merchant St
    Abilene, TX 79603
    (325)794-4160
    0.8 PK-5 574

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