Jefferson Middle School

5303 Wheelock Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46835 | (260) 467-4825
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 691
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3 out of 5 | 5 Reviews
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Thompson Leeann
  • Fax: (260) 425-7376
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 691
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 36.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 346 (50.1%)
  • Females: 313 (45.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 99 (14.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 251 (36.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 350 (50.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Jefferson Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.4%
Black12918.7%
Asian71.0%
Hispanic375.4%
White48369.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Jefferson Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade22532.6%
7th Grade23033.3%
8th Grade23634.2%
Source: IN Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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5 reviews for Jefferson Middle School

  • Reviewed by Student on September 22, 2011
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • OK i goo to Jefferson now. i am in seventh grade and Jefferson is awesome. i have no clue what you guys are talking about. i love this school. it's better than all the other ones in fort Wayne Indiana. it may be boring but it is still awesome
  • Reviewed by Student on September 05, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i dont know what everyone is talking about jefferson middle school is a awesome school and the teaching staff is great sports are great to i am currently going there and getting the education i need to be sucessfull in life
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 16, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Just another government controlled public school. They are all the same. Very controlling. Save your money or get a loan and send your children to a private school. Public school will ruin their spirit.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on September 28, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Terrible school! Teachers are not qualified, administration is too concerned about looks and dress code.
  • Reviewed by Student on March 04, 2008
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is really depressing i would never recommend this school to anyone the teachers there are really bad at teacheing and i am bored there all the time

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Jefferson Middle School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on ISTEP+ and ISTEP+ ECA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

ISTEP+ - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201063.0%-72.0%
200960.0%53.0%69.0%
 
Math Test
201072.0%-77.0%
200969.0%61.0%73.0%
 
Science Test
201048.0%-58.0%
200948.0%36.0%54.0%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201062.0%59.0%72.0%
200955.0%52.0%67.0%
 
Math Test
201071.0%61.0%73.0%
200955.0%55.0%68.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201057.0%47.0%64.0%
200945.0%44.0%58.0%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201059.0%-69.0%
200960.0%-65.0%
 
Math Test
201073.0%-72.0%
200972.0%-67.0%
 

ISTEP+ ECA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201094.0%43.0%61.0%
 
Source: IN Department of Education 2009-2010

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