Jefferson Elementary



Jefferson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 61
1 59
2 55
3 62
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Taft, CA in the Taft City School District. It enrolls 237 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary is the 5,366th largest public school in California and the 46,038th largest nationally. It has 23.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 237
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 10
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,038th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 5,366th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 2,635th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,397th out of 6,159

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Jefferson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 120
(51%)
1,060
(51%)
 Female 117
(49%)
1,023
(49%)

Jefferson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 169
(71%)
994
(48%)
 White 65
(27%)
990
(48%)
 Black 2
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
17
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
38
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
12
(1%)

Jefferson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 204
(86%)
1,423
(68%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(8%)
233
(11%)
 Not Eligible 14
(6%)
427
(20%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Jefferson Elementary is ranked 3,562nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.1%) is significantly 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 175
2006 167
2007 174
2008 195
2009 175
2010 234
2011 242
2012 237

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.9
2006 16.7
2007 17.4
2008 19.5
2009 21.9
2010 N/A
2011 26.9
2012 23.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83428571428571
2006 0.81437125748503
2007 0.80459770114943
2008 0.74358974358974
2009 0.74285714285714
2010 0.91880341880342
2011 0.98760330578512
2012 0.94092827004219

Compare Jefferson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,370.0% 23.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 94.1%
 

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Public KG - 03 237 23.7:1  
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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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