Jefferson Charter Academy


Student Enrollment
Best Elementary School in California
 Rating 8 out of 10
Grades Kindergarten to 7th grade
School District Hanford Elementary
Type Public
 Phone (559)585-3671
 Location 511 W. Malone St.
Hanford, CA 93230
Charter School Yes

Jefferson Charter Academy has an academic rating well above the average for California elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 788th in the best public elementary schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Jefferson Charter Academy student body is mostly Hispanic with a sizeable White population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific0.6%2
Native American Indian0.3%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.5%5

Family Income

vs. other California elementary schools
Upper 30.4%

33.5% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California elementary school median of 57.8%. By this measure, Jefferson Charter Academy students are largely upper-middle income and rank 1738th in California for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
1st Grade50
2nd Grade49
3rd Grade45
4th Grade59
5th Grade31
6th Grade32
7th Grade29


State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
Rank in California
8 out of 10

Students at Jefferson Charter Academy scored an average 62% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is well above the state elementary school median of 34% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 14.8% of California elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls50% to 54%*70% to 74%*
Boys60% to 64%*60% to 64%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic50% to 54%*60% to 64%*
White60% to 69%*80% to 89%*
With Disabilitesless than 50%*50% or more*
Limited English30% to 39%*20% to 29%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.


Jefferson Charter Academy
511 W. Malone St.
Hanford, CA

9 out of 10 1


Hanford Elementary
Hanford, CA