Jefferson Park School

  • Jefferson Park School serves 352 students in grades Prekindergarten-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-69% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson Park School's student population of 352 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-3
Total Students352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson Park School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Park School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. 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#1199 out of 3,544 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
32%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
91%
49%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Park School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.170.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEl Paso-Gridley CUSD 11 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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