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Jefferson Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

46 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

45 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 69% in 2013.

53 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students65%
Female75%
Male55%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic65%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch62%
Special education students18%
English language learners53%

Reading

All Students64%
Female65%
Male64%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic60%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch61%
Special education students18%
English language learners56%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups were identified by the Nebraska Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students50%
Female50%
Male50%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic67%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch48%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners44%

Reading

All Students57%
Female62%
Male50%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic63%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic40%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch61%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners69%

Writing

All Students42%
Female44%
Male38%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic36%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch44%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners44%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups were identified by the Nebraska Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

Math

All Students58%
Female58%
Male57%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic69%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch57%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners54%

Reading

All Students57%
Female58%
Male57%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic62%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch59%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners62%

Science

All Students48%
Female42%
Male52%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic41%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic69%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch46%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners38%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nebraska used the Nebraska State Accountability (NeSA) assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math; in grades 4, 8 and 11 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 11 in science. The NeSA assessments are standards-based tests, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nebraska. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups were identified by the Nebraska Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nebraska Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 54% 16%
White 40% 70%
Black 3% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 79%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
School psychologist
School social worker/counselors(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
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Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
School facilities
  • Gym
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Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • School psychologist
  • School social worker/counselors(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Transportation provided for special education students only
School facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Learning lab
  • Parent center
  • Playground
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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Organize fundraising events (school auction, bake sales, etc.)
  • Tutor
  • Volunteer in the classroom
  • Volunteer time after school
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1314 West 7th St
Grand Island, NE 68801
Phone: (308) 385-5922

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