Jefferson



Jefferson Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Students by Grade
PK 0
K 126
1 92
2 81
3 94
4 88
5 102
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson is a public elementary school located in Hawthorne, CA in the Hawthorne School District. It enrolls 583 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson is the 2,393rd largest public school in California and the 14,493rd largest nationally. It has 28.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 583
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 28.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,493rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,393rd out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 5,245th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,321st out of 6,159

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Jefferson Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 307
(53%)
4,337
(51%)
 Female 276
(47%)
4,089
(49%)

Jefferson Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 393
(67%)
5,861
(70%)
 Black 119
(20%)
1,881
(22%)
 Asian 29
(5%)
324
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 19
(3%)
127
(2%)
 White 15
(3%)
172
(2%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
38
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
23
(0%)

Jefferson Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 460
(79%)
6,731
(80%)
 Not Eligible 79
(14%)
1,007
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(8%)
688
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Jefferson is ranked 1,238th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.4%) is higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 601
2006 566
2007 545
2008 606
2009 581
2010 553
2011 561
2012 583

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 21
2007 18.2
2008 22.4
2009 21.5
2010 N/A
2011 23.9
2012 28.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91680532445923
2006 0.92756183745583
2007 0.88623853211009
2008 0.85643564356436
2009 0.92598967297762
2010 0.89511754068716
2011 0.99465240641711
2012 0.86449399656947

Compare Jefferson to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,840.0% 28.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 86.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jefferson
Hawthorne, CA
Public KG - 05 583 28.4:1  
Billy Mitchell Elementary
Lawndale, CA
Public KG - 05 602 23.2:1 1 miles
Kornblum
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Public KG - 05 706 26.6:1 1 miles
Prairie Vista Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 977 23.8:1 1 miles
Lucille J. Smith Elementary
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Public KG - 05 506 25.3:1 1 miles
Washington
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Public KG - 05 735 28.8:1 1 miles
Zela Davis
Hawthorne, CA
Public KG - 05 1,290 28.7:1 1 miles
Bud Carson Middle School
Hawthorne, CA
Public 06 - 08 759 24.4:1 1 miles
Hawthorne Middle School
Hawthorne, CA
Public 06 - 08 970 25.7:1 1 miles
Ramona
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Public KG - 05 808 26.1:1 1 miles
Van Ness Nursery School & Kindergarten
Gardena, CA
Private PK - KG 87 8:1 2 miles
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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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