Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 130
1 143
2 131
3 0
4 0
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 Sterling, IL in the Sterling Community Unit School District 5. It enrolls 404 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 1,198th largest public school in Illinois and the 31,219th largest nationally. It has 18.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 404
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 31,219th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,198th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,073rd out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,587th out of 2,345

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 220
(54%)
1,180
(52%)
 Female 184
(46%)
1,105
(48%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 196
(49%)
1,283
(56%)
 Hispanic 178
(44%)
810
(35%)
 Two or More 18
(4%)
94
(4%)
 Black 11
(3%)
74
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
12
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 247
(61%)
1,118
(49%)
 Not Eligible 106
(26%)
866
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(13%)
301
(13%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 681st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.8%) is 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 488
2006 363
2007 361
2008 315
2009 344
2010 471
2011 449
2012 404

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.2
2006 15.1
2007 17.2
2008 11.2
2009 11.9
2010 17.9
2011 17.6
2012 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35655737704918
2006 0.63911845730028
2007 0.6814404432133
2008 0.74920634920635
2009 0.73837209302326
2010 0.57112526539278
2011 0.66815144766147
2012 0.73762376237624

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 73.8%
 

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Public PK - 02 404 18.3:1  
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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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