Jefferson West School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools serving 558 students in Jefferson West School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in Kansas.
Public Elementary Schools in Jefferson West School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the Kansas public elementary school average of 35%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 39% statewide average).
The top ranked public elementary schools in Jefferson West School District are Jefferson West Elementary School and Jefferson West Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public elementary school average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

School District Name
Jefferson West School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
2 Schools
969 Schools
# Students
558 Students
318,494 Students
# Teachers
33 Teachers
23,152 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1

District Rank

Jefferson West School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#72 out of 286 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jefferson West  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson West  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson West  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-89%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jefferson West  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.20
0.56
# American Indian Students
8 Students
2,370 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
9,048 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
22 Students
65,884 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
20%
# Black Students
4 Students
21,617 Students
% Black Students
1%
7%
# White Students
500 Students
199,945 Students
% White Students
90%
63%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
737 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
19 Students
18,893 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
10
16,643
# Students in K Grade:
51
32,203
# Students in 1st Grade:
53
33,518
# Students in 2nd Grade:
58
33,692
# Students in 3rd Grade:
63
34,397
# Students in 4th Grade:
56
34,535
# Students in 5th Grade:
52
35,601
# Students in 6th Grade:
70
36,208
# Students in 7th Grade:
77
27,702
# Students in 8th Grade:
68
27,480
# Students in 9th Grade:
-
1,462
# Students in 10th Grade:
-
1,554
# Students in 11th Grade:
-
1,526
# Students in 12th Grade:
-
1,643
# Ungraded Students:
-
330

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,241 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,276. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,225 is less than the state median of $15,145. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$11 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jefferson West  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$11 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of Jefferson West  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,241
$16,276
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jefferson West  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,225
$15,145
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jefferson West  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Jefferson West School District Public Elementary Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jefferson West Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
301 Main Street
Meriden, KS 66512
(785) 484-2455
Grades: PK-4
| 291 students
Rank: #22.
Jefferson West Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
210 N Miller
Meriden, KS 66512
(785) 484-2900
Grades: 5-8
| 267 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Jefferson West School District
  • 3675 74th Street, Meriden, KS, 66512-0267
  • (785) 484-3444
  • usd340.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 558 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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