Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 71
1 59
2 65
3 84
4 68
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ottawa, IL in the Ottawa Esd 141 School District. It enrolls 347 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 1,520th largest public school in Illinois and the 36,954th largest nationally. It has 11.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 347
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,954th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,520th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 536th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,007th out of 2,345

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 174
(50%)
864
(51%)
 Female 173
(50%)
836
(49%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 269
(78%)
1,316
(77%)
 Hispanic 38
(11%)
230
(14%)
 Two or More 18
(5%)
68
(4%)
 Black 13
(4%)
55
(3%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
13
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
17
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 210
(61%)
718
(42%)
 Not Eligible 121
(35%)
860
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(5%)
122
(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 1,023rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.1%) is slightly 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 306
2006 301
2007 320
2008 373
2009 326
2010 337
2011 346
2012 347

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 16.7
2007 18.8
2008 17
2009 13
2010 14
2011 15
2012 11.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.62418300653595
2006 0.65448504983389
2007 0.640625
2008 0.57640750670241
2009 0.66871165644172
2010 0.66765578635015
2011 0.66763005780347
2012 0.65129682997118

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,160.0% 11.6:1
 
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 65.1%
 

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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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