School Details

Jefferson Elementary School

1 Jefferson Drive, Winona Lake, IN 46590
(574) 267-7361
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 539 students 18 students/teacher (IN avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

75%
86%
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79%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Warsaw Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

82%
89%
82%
81%
88%
79%
62%
77%
78%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Warsaw Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
87%
78%
93%
92%
86%
58%
71%
67%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Warsaw Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

79%
82%
78%
83%
86%
82%
57%
65%
64%

Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+)

In 2011-2012 Indiana used the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) assessment to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English/language arts and math, grades 4 and 6 in science, and in grades 5 and 7 in social studies. The ISTEP+ is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Indiana. The goal is for all students to score at the passing level on the test.
  • This school in 2014
  • Warsaw Community Schools average
  • Indiana state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Jefferson Elementary School is a public middle school in Warsaw. The principal of Jefferson Elementary School is Mr David Robertson. 539 students attend Jefferson Elementary School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 14% of the Jefferson Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 55% of the 539 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Jefferson Elementary School is 18:1. Lakeland Christian Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 76% 78%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Multiracial 2% 1%
Hispanic 19% 18%
Asian 0.6% 1%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0.1%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 55% 50%
Limited English proficiency 14% 11%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    Certain teachers treat LD children very poorly at this school. They sit in the room located in office or anywhere BUT the classroom. This school thinks they do not have equal rights to be in classrooms w the rest of their class and it is pathetic how they get by doing this.

  • (1 year ago)

    Jefferson Elementary is one of the best elementary schools I have seen. My son loves it and seems to be excelling in his school work!

  • (3 years ago)

    We have two children at Jefferson and are very happy there. The teachers and principal (Mr. Duncan) truly care about students are open to suggestions and do their very best each day. The only thing I wish is that there would be more parent involvement however many students come from families with 2 working parents which makes involvement more difficult.

  • (4 years ago)

    Jefferson Elementary School really makes a difference for the children and families in our community. It offers not only excellent academic instruction but high quality enrichment programs outside of the school day. The principal Mr. Duncan and the staff are welcoming and have a high level of professionalism. Any questions I've had have been answered in a timely manner. Maybe the most important thing of all is that my daughter loves to go to school.

  • (4 years ago)

    Jefferson is a wonderful school with teachers and staff that really care about your child. We love Jefferson!

  • (4 years ago)

    As a support staff member I am honored to work alongside this group of very dedicated caring teachers. I see them going "above and beyond" on a daily basis. They are creative and innovative as they seek to make the learning environment exciting and challenging for their students. Our principal is also amazing--firm yet completely engaging. The kids adore him! Jefferson is literally surrounded by Grace College allowing education majors and others the opportunity to assist in an elementary school environment. Our students greatly benefit from the extra attention especially in areas of one-on-one help. My own children were all Jefferson Spartans so I have the unique dual perspective of being a [former] school parent and an employee. I would not have chosen any other elementary experience for my family and I continue to enjoy my own "elementary experience" every day when I come to work.

  • (5 years ago)

    Fantastic school. Leadership from principal Duncan is very strong. School does a great job of creating a community atmosphere.

  • (5 years ago)

    I moved to area in 2007 from a big city and was a little apprehensive. My son attended a private school the first year and then switched to Jefferson in 2008. Our experience at Jefferson has been great! The teachers are awesome the staff is great and Mr. Duncan is the best principal!

  • (6 years ago)

    excellent schhol. Great teachers and best principal.

  • (8 years ago)

    I have 2 children with Autism that go to Jefferson School. The Staff there is great! They have been so helpful and patient with my kids. My son could go to Madison since its his home school but the support I'm getting from Jefferson I just couldn't risk losing. Great school!!

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Overall score

(based on 11 ratings & reviews)

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