Jefferson Elementary School

Serves grades 1 - 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
1200 Boulevard
Westfield, NJ 07090
Phone
(908) 789-4490
District
WESTFIELD PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
UNION COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
442
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

9

(10 is best)

Better than 89.9% 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 74 52
Proficiency in Reading 72 50
Proficiency in Math 76 55

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 54
Proficiency in Reading 75 57
Proficiency in Math 76 50

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 81 51
Proficiency in Reading 83 57
Proficiency in Math 78 46

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.85
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.60
AVG FOR STATE 12.10
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 1 84 19.0%
Grade 2 83 18.8%
Grade 3 99 22.4%
Grade 4 90 20.4%
Grade 5 86 19.5%
Total 442 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.8% 82.7% 43.9%
Black 3.7% 2.3% 15.7%
Hispanic 4.4% 6.0% 29.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 14.1% 8.8% 10.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 2.0% 2.2% 36.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.8% 1.8% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.2% 0.4% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 30,086 8,882,190
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,456.4 1,203
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.2% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 25.7% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 23.4% 32.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 30.5% 27.9%
65 OR OLDER 14.1% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 10,376 3,203,864
Single Parent Households With Children 5.2% 9.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.6% 89.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 73.4% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 54.2% 22.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.3% 17.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.1% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 6.9% 14.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.4% 13.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 3.9% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 4.3% 8.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,050 $63,576,300 55.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,105 $13,316,230 11.6%
Staff $636 $4,023,336 3.5%
General Administration $326 $2,062,276 1.8%
School Administration $785 $4,965,910 4.3%
Operation $1,248 $7,894,848 6.9%
Transportation $202 $1,277,852 1.1%
Other $465 $2,941,590 2.6%
Total Support $5,767 $36,482,042 31.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,388 $15,106,488 13.1%
Total Expenditures $18,205 $115,164,830 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,015 $15,487,324,159 49.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,061 $2,897,747,403 9.3%
Staff $593 $834,099,359 2.7%
General Administration $397 $558,620,417 1.8%
School Administration $997 $1,401,340,416 4.5%
Operation $1,911 $2,686,765,332 8.6%
Transportation $754 $1,059,620,211 3.4%
Other $490 $688,604,947 2.2%
Total Support $7,203 $10,126,757,956 32.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,901 $5,484,201,846 17.6%
Total Expenditures $22,119 $31,098,296,526 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%