PROFICIENCY 55% 29% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
71%ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS
81%Alexandria
78%Virginia

Jefferson-houston Elementary is a school servicing grades PK to 8 and is located in the district of "ALEXANDRIA CITY PBLC SCHS" in Alexandria, VA. There are a total of 445 students and 37 teachers at Jefferson-houston Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 13 to 1. There are a total of 295 free lunch students and 36 reduced lunch students.

Jefferson-houston Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 55.0%, which is 29% lower than the Virginia average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students445
Teachers36.82
Student/Teacher ratio13:1
Free lunch295
Reduced lunch36

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Jefferson-houston Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All55%
330-39%
430-39%
560-69%
670-79%
740-59%
860-79%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55%
350-59%
430-39%
550-59%
660-69%
760-79%
840-59%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Jefferson-houston Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictVirginiaNational
Caucasian 9.4% 27.9% 52.2% 51.1%
African American 66.1% 31.2% 23.2% 15.9%
Asian 1.9% 4.4% 6.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 19.4% 33.3% 13.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.5% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.1% 0.4% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.9% 2.2% 4.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
George Washington Middle School74%0.5Alexandria, VA
Maury Elementary82%0.6Alexandria, VA
Lyles-crouch Elementary87%0.8Alexandria, VA
Mount Vernon Elementary64%1.4Alexandria, VA
Douglas Macarthur Elementary77%1.5Alexandria, VA
George Mason Elementary73%1.7Alexandria, VA
Tc Williams High71%1.9Alexandria, VA
Cameron Elementary61%2.0Rose Hill, VA
Mount Eagle Elementary60%2.0Huntington, VA
Cora Kelly Magnet Elementary77%2.1Alexandria, VA
Charles Barrett Elementary88%2.6Alexandria, VA
Leckie Es22%2.7Washington, DC

Alexandria demographics profile

StatisticAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Population151,4738,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)10,14319191
Median age36.237.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%57%55%
Speak English67%84%79%
Speak Spanish14%7%13%

Education level achieved in Alexandria

IndexAlexandriaVirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade90.5%85.9%84.3%
Completed high school90.0%84.7%83.0%
Completed some college79.5%64.1%59.4%
Completed associate degree66.1%44.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors62.1%36.9%30.3%
Completed masters32.7%15.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree10.8%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.5%1.7%1.3%
Source: The Jefferson-houston Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.