Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 72
2 72
3 72
4 72
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Des Moines, IA in the Des Moines Independent Community School District. It enrolls 432 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 180th largest public school in Iowa and the 28,311th largest nationally. It has 19.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 432
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,311th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 180th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 700th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 350th out of 723

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 232
(54%)
11,558
(48%)
 Male 200
(46%)
12,297
(52%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 357
(83%)
10,839
(45%)
 Hispanic 36
(8%)
5,743
(24%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
1,514
(6%)
 Black 10
(2%)
4,084
(17%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
1,557
(7%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
81
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 338
(78%)
6,184
(26%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 76
(18%)
16,540
(69%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(4%)
1,131
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 423rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 424
2006 432
2007 421
2008 426
2009 432
2010 426
2011 433
2012 432

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 20.9
2007 20.9
2008 19.5
2009 19.8
2010 18.7
2011 19
2012 19.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.077830188679245
2006 0.078703703703704
2007 0.087885985748219
2008 0.10093896713615
2009 0.15046296296296
2010 0.17840375586854
2011 0.17551963048499
2012 0.21759259259259

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,920.0% 19.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.8%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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