Jefferson School

2101 N. 13th St.
Independence, KS 67301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jefferson School serves 579 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Jefferson School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Jefferson School's student population of 579 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students579 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Jefferson School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#441 out of 1265 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
8%
20%
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Black
7%
7%
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White
75%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.420.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIndependence School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Jefferson School is Independence Senior High School (0.3 miles away)
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