Jefferson School

  • Jefferson School serves 128 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (which is approximately equal to the Montana state average of 66%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥80% (which is lower than the Montana state average of 84%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • Jefferson School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Montana state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Montana state average of 21%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson School's student population of 128 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson School is ranked within the top 50% of all 722 schools in Montana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MT)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
66%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Montana by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
84%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
3%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson School and the percentage of Black public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
97%
79%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson School and the percentage of White public school students in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Jefferson School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Montana by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
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 MT.
Diversity Score0.060.21
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson School and the public school average diversity score of Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Montana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMiles City Elem School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MT Dept. of Education

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