Thomas Jefferson Elementary School



Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 88
1 95
2 110
3 107
4 92
5 103
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Joliet, IL in the Plainfield School District 202. It enrolls 595 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is the 422nd largest public school in Illinois and the 13,622nd largest nationally. It has 9.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 595
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 65.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,622nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 422nd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 183rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 89th out of 2,345

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 330
(55%)
10,356
(52%)
 Female 265
(45%)
9,521
(48%)

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 307
(52%)
11,911
(60%)
 Hispanic 158
(27%)
4,383
(22%)
 Black 78
(13%)
1,657
(8%)
 Two or More 27
(5%)
718
(4%)
 Asian 22
(4%)
1,120
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
21
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 423
(71%)
15,897
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 119
(20%)
2,976
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(9%)
1,004
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 1,305th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.9%) is 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.

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 516
2008 595
2009 559
2010 614
2011 619
2012 595

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 17.2
2008 16.8
2009 16.2
2010 17.6
2011 18
2012 9.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008
2009
2010 0.19543973941368
2011 0.26817447495961
2012 0.2890756302521

Compare Thomas Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
910.0% 9.1:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.9%
 
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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