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52%
  • East Elementary
  • 120 S Sanborn Ave, Jefferson
  • Jefferson School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 361
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
44%
  • Jefferson Middle School
  • 501 S Taft Ave, Jefferson
  • Jefferson School District
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 404
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
42%
  • Jefferson High
  • 700 W Milwaukee St, Jefferson
  • Jefferson School District
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 635
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
40%
  • West Elementary
  • 900 W Milwaukee St, Jefferson
  • Jefferson School District
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 298
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Jefferson school information

IndexJeffersonWisconsinNational
Average Test Scores44%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools51,86979,221
Total private schools287224,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1147,963
The Jefferson, WI educational system consists of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Jefferson public schools have average test scores of 44% which is 5% lower than than the Wisconsin average and 10% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Jefferson public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Wisconsin and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 85.9% have completed high school, 19.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 2.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Jefferson

IndexJeffersonWisconsinNational
Completed 8th grade86.8%89.0%84.3%
Completed high school85.9%87.8%83.0%
Completed some college48.7%59.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree30.3%38.7%38.5%
Completed bachelors19.4%28.4%30.3%
Completed masters5.3%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.1%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%

Jefferson, WI School Districts

Jefferson School District

There are a total of 5 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Jefferson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Jefferson, WI schools is 44%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Jefferson, WI, an average of 86.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 85.9% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Jefferson schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Jefferson, WI schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Sullivan, WI71482%67%
Cambridge, WI1,17957%15%
Deerfield, WI2,48855%12%
Lake Mills, WI5,79653%8%
Fort Atkinson, WI12,47052%6%
Jefferson, WI7,97644%10%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Applewood, CO7,97643%12%
Mount Joy, PA7,97845%9%
Ephrata, WA7,98043%13%
Gresham Park, GA7,97110%79%
Newton, NJ7,98244%11%
Jefferson, WI7,97644%10%
Source: The Jefferson, WI education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.