Jefferson West Elementary School

301 Main Street
Meriden, KS 66512
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Jefferson West Elementary School serves 322 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Jefferson West Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Jefferson West Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Jefferson West Elementary School's student population of 322 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Jefferson West Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% 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 West Elementary School is 0.14, 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
#45 out of 1265 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
20%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
93%
64%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.140.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
10%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson West School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jefferson West Elementary School is Jefferson West High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jefferson West Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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