Jefferson Elementary School

Serves grades 3 - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
518 Ridgewood Rd
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Phone
(973) 378-7696
District
SOUTH ORANGE-MAPLEWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ESSEX COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
486
Classroom Teachers
40

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

9

(10 is best)

Better than 83.6% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Jefferson Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 52
Proficiency in Reading 71 51
Proficiency in Math 71 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 67 53
Proficiency in Reading 70 57
Proficiency in Math 64 49

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 78 52
Proficiency in Reading 83 57
Proficiency in Math 73 48

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.12
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.29
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 3 165 34.0%
Grade 4 161 33.1%
Grade 5 148 30.5%
Total 486 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 64.5% 55.0% 45.8%
Black 24.7% 33.5% 16.0%
Hispanic 6.6% 7.3% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.8% 3.9% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 11.1% 18.4% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.6% 14.7% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.5% 3.7% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 41,209 8,908,520
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,121.3 1,207
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.5% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 23.3% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.5% 32.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.1% 27.9%
65 OR OLDER 11.6% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 13,327 3,213,362
Single Parent Households With Children 9.3% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.2% 89.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 65.4% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 42.5% 22.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.7% 17.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.5% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 10.6% 14.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.8% 13.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 9.0% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 4.9% 8.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,341 $71,146,080 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,654 $11,379,520 8.3%
Staff $703 $4,836,640 3.5%
General Administration $347 $2,387,360 1.7%
School Administration $1,055 $7,258,400 5.3%
Operation $1,778 $12,232,640 8.9%
Transportation $348 $2,394,240 1.7%
Other $293 $2,015,840 1.5%
Total Support $6,178 $42,504,640 30.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,443 $23,687,840 17.2%
Total Expenditures $19,962 $137,338,560 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,604 $14,970,833,107 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,968 $2,777,873,561 9.2%
Staff $577 $814,793,701 2.7%
General Administration $375 $529,617,536 1.8%
School Administration $962 $1,357,954,822 4.5%
Operation $1,857 $2,621,550,093 8.7%
Transportation $744 $1,049,805,051 3.5%
Other $474 $668,867,364 2.2%
Total Support $6,956 $9,820,594,337 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,874 $5,468,730,747 18.1%
Total Expenditures $21,433 $30,260,179,262 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%