Jefferson School

  • Jefferson School serves 270 students in grades 4-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson School's student population of 270 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 4-8
Total Students270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1245 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
6%
10%
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Hispanic
31%
27%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
61%
45%
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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 School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.530.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLyndhurst School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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