West Jefferson Elementary School
West Jefferson Elementary School serves 343 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
West Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 35%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 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).
West Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 343 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
View the West Jefferson Elementary School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
Last Day for Preschool
May 24, 2022 (Tuesday)
Last Day of School - 1:05 Dismissal
May 25, 2022 (Wednesday)
West Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,783 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#606 out of 1783 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education
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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