Jefferson School District

206 S Taft Ave
Jefferson, WI 53549-1453
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,749 students in Jefferson School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Wisconsin.
Public Schools in Jefferson School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the Wisconsin public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 39% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Wisconsin public school average of 32% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WI)
# Schools
5 Schools
2,248 Schools
# Students
1,749 Students
828,174 Students
# Teachers
140 Teachers
59,890 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Jefferson School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 439 school districts in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WI)
Overall District Rank
#269 out of 443 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Jefferson   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
38%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Jefferson   School District and public school graduation rate of WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.40
0.51
# American Indian Students
4 Students
9,547 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
13 Students
34,227 Students
% Asian Students
1%
4%
# Hispanic Students
355 Students
108,741 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
13%
# Black Students
17 Students
71,409 Students
% Black Students
1%
9%
# White Students
1,306 Students
563,072 Students
% White Students
75%
68%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
630 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
53 Students
40,760 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
92
51,141
# Students in K Grade:
97
54,443
# Students in 1st Grade:
118
54,682
# Students in 2nd Grade:
91
55,361
# Students in 3rd Grade:
113
55,782
# Students in 4th Grade:
115
56,342
# Students in 5th Grade:
126
56,976
# Students in 6th Grade:
125
58,085
# Students in 7th Grade:
132
60,698
# Students in 8th Grade:
140
61,972
# Students in 9th Grade:
141
67,643
# Students in 10th Grade:
156
64,086
# Students in 11th Grade:
144
64,078
# Students in 12th Grade:
159
66,785
# Ungraded Students:
-
100

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,905 is higher than the state median of $16,747. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,075 is higher than the state median of $16,719. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WI)
Total Revenue
$33 MM
$13,869 MM
This chart display total revenue of Jefferson   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$30 MM
$13,846 MM
This chart display total spending of Jefferson   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,905
$16,747
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Jefferson   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,075
$16,719
This chart display average spending per public school student in Jefferson   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WI by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Jefferson School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sullivan Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
618 Bakertown Rd
Sullivan, WI 53178
(920) 675-1500
Grades: PK-5
| 177 students
Rank: #22.
East Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
120 S Sanborn Ave
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 675-1400
Grades: PK-5
| 302 students
Rank: #33.
Jefferson Middle School
Math: 31% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
501 S Taft Ave
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 675-1300
Grades: 6-8
| 397 students
Rank: #44.
West Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
900 W Milwaukee St
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 675-1200
Grades: PK-5
| 273 students
Rank: #55.
Jefferson High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
700 W Milwaukee St
Jefferson, WI 53549
(920) 675-1100
Grades: 9-12
| 600 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Jefferson School District?
Jefferson School District manages 5 public schools serving 1,749 students.
What is the rank of Jefferson School District?
Jefferson School District is ranked #258 out of 439 school districts in Wisconsin (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Jefferson School District?
75% of Jefferson School District students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Jefferson School District?
Jefferson School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 14:1.
What is Jefferson School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $17,075 is higher than the state median of $16,719. The school district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,749 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 50% in WI)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WI Dept. of Education

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