PROFICIENCY 47% 25% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
35%Jefferson County
47%West Jefferson
37%Alabama

West Jefferson Elementary School is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Jefferson County" in West Jefferson, AL. There are a total of 145 students and 10 teachers at West Jefferson Elementary School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 53 free lunch students and 16 reduced lunch students.

West Jefferson Elementary School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 47.0%, which is 25% higher than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students145
Teachers10.2
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch53
Reduced lunch16

 

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 West Jefferson Elementary School, 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
All50-54%
340-59%
4>= 50%
540-59%
640-59%
7n/a
8n/a
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All40-44%
340-59%
4< 50%
521-39%
660-79%
7n/a
8n/a
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.

West Jefferson Elementary School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 91.4% 47.4% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 2.5% 43.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.5% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.5% 6.6% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 1.2% 0.2% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 1.4% 1.7% 3.1%

West Jefferson demographics profile

StatisticWest JeffersonAlabamaNational
Population4624,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2579791
Median age38.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)68%57%55%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Education level achieved in West Jefferson

IndexWest JeffersonAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade82.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school80.8%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college45.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.8%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors14.3%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.4%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The West Jefferson Elementary School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.