Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 63
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 164
5 201
6 203
7 1
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Charleston, IL in the Charleston Community Unit School District 1. It enrolls 632 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 347th largest public school in Illinois and the 11,231st largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 632
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,231st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 347th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,115th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 351st out of 2,345

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 326
(52%)
786
(52%)
 Female 306
(48%)
722
(48%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 577
(91%)
1,347
(89%)
 Black 22
(3%)
61
(4%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
43
(3%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
21
(1%)
 Hispanic 6
(1%)
25
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
10
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 374
(59%)
827
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 211
(33%)
578
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(7%)
103
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 857th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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 638
2006 600
2007 655
2008 627
2009 641
2010 669
2011 652
2012 632

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 18.2
2007 20.5
2008 15.4
2009 17.8
2010 19.4
2011 18.6
2012 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31034482758621
2006 0.34333333333333
2007 0.35267175572519
2008 0.37320574162679
2009 0.40873634945398
2010 0.44992526158445
2011 0.38957055214724
2012 0.40822784810127

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.8%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
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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