West Jefferson Elementary School

  • West Jefferson Elementary School serves 343 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • West Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • West Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 343 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students343 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,768 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of West Jefferson Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank#403 out of 1768 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
44%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
6%
34%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
91%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Jefferson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.170.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District No. R-1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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There is nothing bad about West Jeff Elementary School. It's a good learning enviroment for all ages and grades. The teachers are nice and the lunch is healthy. The school offers music, art, and gym. If you want your child to begin his or her first day of school without a hitch, then West Jefferson Elementary is the the best choice.
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