District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Jefferson County School District 509j based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
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Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Jefferson County School District 509j

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Parent / Guardian
October 05, 2022
Buff has changed our children's attitude toward school, they love it here. The staff has gone above and beyond to not only educate in the best way possible but also to provide for our kids when... More
Parent / Guardian
September 25, 2021
The teachers are as bad as the children when it comes to bullying. I had to pull my child out of the school due to the way she was being treated and would call me crying regularly. My nephew was... More
Parent / Guardian
March 13, 2019
We have enjoyed our son's experience so far at Madras Elementary. Each teacher he has interacted with has been wonderful and pushes him to excel at his school work. The school seems like a safe and... More
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