Jamaica Elementary School



Jamaica Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jamaica Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 16
K 25
1 29
2 34
3 19
4 25
5 30
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jamaica Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Sidell, IL in the Jamaica Community Unit School District 12. It enrolls 178 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jamaica Elementary School is the 2,273rd largest public school in Illinois and the 49,225th largest nationally. It has 8.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 178
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 49,225th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,273rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 154th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,696th out of 2,345

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Jamaica Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 89
(50%)
143
(51%)
 Female 89
(50%)
136
(49%)

Jamaica Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 175
(98%)
273
(98%)
 Two or More 2
(1%)
2
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(1%)
4
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jamaica Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 85
(48%)
134
(48%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 79
(44%)
119
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(8%)
26
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Jamaica Elementary School is ranked 1,844th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jamaica Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.2%) 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.

Jamaica Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 209
2006 230
2007 212
2008 213
2009 199
2010 168
2011 182
2012 178

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 16.4
2007 15.1
2008 11.2
2009 11.1
2010 11.2
2011 10.7
2012 8.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37799043062201
2006 0.4
2007 0.42924528301887
2008 0.49765258215962
2009 0.46231155778894
2010 0.625
2011 0.5
2012 0.52247191011236

Compare Jamaica Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
870.0% 8.7:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 52.2%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Jamaica Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 178 8.7:1  
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Public 06 - 08 101 13.7:1 1 miles
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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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