School Details

Jefferson Elementary School

3400 Palisade Avenue, Union City, NJ 07087
(201) 348-5960
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-4 & ungraded 364 students 7 students/teacher (NJ avg is 12)

Test Scores by grade

60%
57%
66%
86%
70%
78%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Union City School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

41%
52%
59%
91%
80%
78%
83%
88%
90%

New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK)

In 2011-2012 New Jersey used the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in language arts literacy and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The NJ ASK is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New Jersey. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
  • This school in 2013
  • Union City School District average
  • New Jersey state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school in Union City. The principal of Jefferson Elementary School is Milena Aquino, who can be contacted at maquino@union-city.k12.nj.us. 364 children attend Jefferson Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Asian. 62% of the Jefferson Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 93% of the 364 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Jefferson Elementary School is 7:1. St Augustine School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 95% 96%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Asian 2% %
White, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.5% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 93% 91%
Limited English proficiency 62% 25%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (7 years ago)

    From my personal experince with jeffeson school i beleive this a great school! i have two children here and thay have recived all the help thay've needed! the teachers are great & will always take time to speak to you regarding any concerns. Thanks jefferson school & to the union city bourd of ed.

  • (9 years ago)

    A good school offering great educational opportunities for the young mind. Enthusiasm and professionalism is manifested by the teaching staff as well as the principal and administration. Parents collaboration sums up the great package at Jefferson School.

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