Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 74
1 77
2 74
3 71
4 49
5 73
6 70
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gary, IN in the Gary Community School Corporation. It enrolls 488 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 426th largest public school in Indiana and the 22,639th largest nationally. It has 16.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 488
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 29
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,639th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 426th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 415th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 306th out of 1,125

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 248
(51%)
3,147
(50%)
 Female 240
(49%)
3,168
(50%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 472
(97%)
5,800
(92%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
341
(5%)
 Hispanic 5
(1%)
120
(2%)
 White 2
(0%)
42
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 434
(89%)
4,932
(78%)
 Not Eligible 49
(10%)
1,240
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
143
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 114th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. 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 538
2006 451
2007 439
2008 546
2009 692
2010 616
2011 558
2012 488

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.7
2006 N/A
2007 16.9
2008 14.5
2009 16.6
2010 18.5
2011 18.6
2012 16.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79553903345725
2006 0.79157427937916
2007 0.82687927107061
2008 0.85164835164835
2009 0.75867052023121
2010 0.90097402597403
2011 0.89784946236559
2012 0.89959016393443

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,680.0% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 90.0%
 

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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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