Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 32
K 36
1 53
2 56
3 64
4 65
5 53
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bellwood, IL in the Berkeley School District 87. It enrolls 359 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 1,452nd largest public school in Illinois and the 35,770th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 359
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,770th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,452nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 786th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,124th out of 2,345

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 190
(53%)
1,377
(50%)
 Female 169
(47%)
1,359
(50%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 175
(49%)
620
(23%)
 Hispanic 160
(45%)
1,870
(68%)
 American Indian 11
(3%)
16
(1%)
 Two or More 10
(3%)
53
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
44
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
131
(5%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 223
(62%)
1,719
(63%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 80
(22%)
525
(19%)
 Not Eligible 56
(16%)
492
(18%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 665th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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 426
2006 391
2007 362
2008 415
2009 364
2010 375
2011 382
2012 359

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 18.6
2007 17.2
2008 16.9
2009 14.3
2010 15.3
2011 15.9
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50704225352113
2006 0.57800511508951
2007 0.61049723756906
2008 0.61927710843373
2009 0.69505494505495
2010 0.72266666666667
2011 0.70157068062827
2012 0.84401114206128

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 84.4%
 

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Public PK - 05 359 12.7:1  
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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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