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Jefferson Elementary School

Public | PK-6

 

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Posted January 20, 2014

I went here, and my younger sister currently attends this school. The teachers are phenomenal and I haven't seen a brighter group of students.


Posted July 5, 2004

I am a grandmother and teacher, and when I visited my grandson's school - Jefferson - I was very impressed with the teachers and the programs they are using. I was treated as a special person, and made to feel welcome, yet they still practiced their security rules and I appreciated that!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2003

Great school! Friendly, caring staff. Good parental support. Enthusiastic school spirit.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

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.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
n/a
Writing

The state average for Writing was 69% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%
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.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
57%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
37%

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

The state average for Math was 67% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
n/a
Reading

The state average for Reading was 77% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
65%

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

All Students54%
Female59%
Male49%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic72%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch48%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners46%

Reading

All Students63%
Female80%
Male47%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic59%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic78%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch59%
Special education students50%
English language learners53%
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 Students65%
Female47%
Male82%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic61%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch62%
Special education students50%
English language learners71%

Reading

All Students74%
Female63%
Male84%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic74%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch69%
Special education students65%
English language learners74%

Writing

All Students64%
Female64%
Male65%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic60%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch59%
Special education students23%
English language learners80%
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 Students82%
Female78%
Male86%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic89%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch79%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners74%

Reading

All Students84%
Female89%
Male78%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic95%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch83%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners84%

Science

All Students37%
Female33%
Male42%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic52%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch33%
Special education students30%
English language learners19%
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 Students57%
Female56%
Male57%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic67%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch55%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners62%

Reading

All Students67%
Female79%
Male51%
Black, not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
White, not Hispanic75%
Students eligible for free and reduced lunch66%
Special education studentsn/a
English language learners58%
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 53% 16%
White 31% 70%
Black 8% 7%
Two or more races 4% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
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 81%N/A44%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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4065 Vinton St
Omaha, NE 68105
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