Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 89
1 67
2 73
3 74
4 76
5 84
6 78
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Mesa, AZ in the Mesa Unified School District. It enrolls 541 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 561st largest public school in Arizona and the 17,813th largest nationally. It has 17.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 541
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,813th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Arizona: 561st out of 1,243
Student/Teacher Rank in Arizona: 383rd out of 948
Full Time Teacher Rank in Arizona: 491st out of 948

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 292
(54%)
18,955
(52%)
 Female 249
(46%)
17,639
(48%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 361
(67%)
15,042
(41%)
 White 153
(28%)
17,137
(47%)
 American Indian 11
(2%)
1,683
(5%)
 Black 9
(2%)
1,464
(4%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
493
(1%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
768
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 417
(77%)
19,771
(54%)
 Not Eligible 69
(13%)
14,329
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(10%)
2,494
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,093 ranked schools in Arizona, Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 209th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 55.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Jefferson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 740
2006 727
2007 719
2008 662
2009 577
2010 542
2011 518
2012 541

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 17.5
2007 19.4
2008 17.4
2009 17
2010 18.5
2011 17.3
2012 17.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.8972972972973
2006 0.73865199449794
2007 0.80250347705146
2008 0.76283987915408
2009 0.84055459272097
2010 0.87822878228782
2011 0.86679536679537
2012 0.8724584103512

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,775.0% 17.7:1
 
1,790.0% 17.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 55.6%
 
This School 87.2%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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