Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 43
1 32
2 25
3 27
4 37
5 34
6 36
7 41
8 21
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago Heights, IL in the Chicago Heights School District 170. It enrolls 296 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 1,802nd largest public school in Illinois and the 41,575th largest nationally. It has 15.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 296
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 19
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,575th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,802nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,557th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,795th out of 2,345

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 155
(52%)
1,688
(52%)
 Female 141
(48%)
1,542
(48%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 170
(57%)
1,869
(58%)
 Black 116
(39%)
1,187
(37%)
 Two or More 9
(3%)
42
(1%)
 White 1
(0%)
128
(4%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 280
(95%)
2,918
(90%)
 Not Eligible 16
(5%)
184
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
128
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 751st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.6%) 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 296
2006 304
2007 309
2008 394
2009 298
2010 305
2011 308
2012 296

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 16
2007 16.3
2008 17.9
2009 15.7
2010 19.1
2011 18.1
2012 15.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96621621621622
2006 0.90789473684211
2007 0.99029126213592
2008 0.87309644670051
2009 0.9496644295302
2010 0.9672131147541
2011 0.97727272727273
2012 0.94594594594595

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,560.0% 15.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 94.6%
 

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Public KG - 08 296 15.6:1  
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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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