Jefferson

  • Jefferson serves 430 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Jefferson placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Jefferson's student population of 430 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students430 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#2112 out of 9602 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
15%
12%
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Hispanic
41%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
34%
23%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.700.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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