Jackson Elementary School



Jackson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jackson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 69
1 42
2 53
3 59
4 72
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jackson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Valparaiso, IN in the Duneland School Corporation. It enrolls 295 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jackson Elementary School is the 893rd largest public school in Indiana and the 41,673rd largest nationally. It has 17.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 295
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 41,673rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 893rd out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 511th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 896th out of 1,125

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Jackson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 159
(54%)
1,521
(51%)
 Female 136
(46%)
1,433
(49%)

Jackson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 261
(88%)
2,471
(84%)
 Hispanic 24
(8%)
293
(10%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
116
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
33
(1%)
 Black 0
(0%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jackson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 245
(83%)
2,055
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 42
(14%)
715
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(3%)
184
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Jackson Elementary School is ranked 1,091st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jackson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Jackson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 372
2006 343
2007 352
2008 350
2009 375
2010 351
2011 300
2012 295

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.7
2006 N/A
2007 18.5
2008 17.9
2009 17.4
2010 19
2011 15
2012 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.11827956989247
2006 0.081632653061224
2007 0.071022727272727
2008 0.057142857142857
2009 0.13066666666667
2010 0.18803418803419
2011 0.16333333333333
2012 0.16949152542373

Compare Jackson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.9%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jackson Elementary School
Valparaiso, IN
Public KG - 04 295 17.4:1  
Chesterton Montessori School
Chesterton, IN
Private PK - 06 131 9:1 4 miles
Liberty Intermediate School
Chesterton, IN
Public 05 - 06 385 22.6:1 5 miles
Washington Twp Elementary School
Valparaiso, IN
Public KG - 05 370 16.8:1 5 miles
Liberty Elementary School
Chesterton, IN
Public KG - 04 535 19.8:1 5 miles
Flint Lake Elementary School
Valparaiso, IN
Public KG - 05 560 22.4:1 5 miles
Westville Elementary School
Westville, IN
Public KG - 06 474 22.6:1 5 miles
Washington Twp Middle/High School
Valparaiso, IN
Public 06 - 12 480 18.7:1 5 miles
Brummitt Elementary School
Chesterton, IN
Public KG - 04 326 19.2:1 5 miles
Victory Christian Academy
Valparaiso, IN
Private PK - 12 261 12:1 6 miles
Immanuel Lutheran School
Valparaiso, IN
Private PK - 08 290 18:1 6 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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