Jefferson Elementary School

11 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown

About Jefferson Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in the heart of the city. It has a long history of providing quality education to students from kindergarten through fifth grade. The school has a strong focus on academic excellence and provides a safe and nurturing environment for learning. The teachers are dedicated and caring, and the staff is highly committed to helping each student reach their full potential.
The school offers a variety of extracurricular activities for students to get involved in, such as sports teams, clubs, and after-school programs. Students can also take part in a variety of special events and activities throughout the year, such as field trips, assemblies, and other exciting activities.
Jefferson Elementary School is a great place for students to learn and grow. It provides a safe and supportive environment that encourages students to explore their interests and reach their goals.

Address:

8600 Jefferson St.
Paramount, CA 90723

Phone:

(562) 602-8024

Site:

paramount.k12.ca.us

Grades:

K – 5

Enrollment:

343 students

Overview Jefferson Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School serves 343 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Verdict on Jefferson Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.

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