Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 5
K 46
1 46
2 46
3 50
4 43
5 49
6 41
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Morton, IL in the Morton Community Unit School District 709. It enrolls 326 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 1,633rd largest public school in Illinois and the 38,897th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 326
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.93
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 38,897th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,633rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,912th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,799th out of 2,345

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 164
(50%)
769
(51%)
 Female 162
(50%)
725
(49%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 297
(91%)
1,370
(92%)
 Hispanic 10
(3%)
41
(3%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
27
(2%)
 Black 7
(2%)
26
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
28
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 199
(61%)
1,180
(79%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(20%)
158
(11%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 63
(19%)
156
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 1,580th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.0%) 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.

Jefferson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 321
2006 300
2007 282
2008 308
2009 313
2010 308
2011 314
2012 326

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 17.6
2007 17.6
2008 17.1
2009 15.6
2010 18.8
2011 19.6
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.14953271028037
2006 0.17333333333333
2007 0.19858156028369
2008 0.19480519480519
2009 0.31629392971246
2010 0.25649350649351
2011 0.31847133757962
2012 0.38957055214724

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.0%
 
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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