Jefferson School



Jefferson School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 17
1 10
2 13
3 161
4 171
5 169
6 12
7 6
8 11
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson School is a public elementary school located in Independence, KS in the Independence School District. It enrolls 598 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson School is the 39th largest public school in Kansas and the 13,423rd largest nationally. It has 19.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 598
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 31
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,423rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 39th out of 745
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 672nd out of 692
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 130th out of 692

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Jefferson School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 305
(51%)
1,145
(52%)
 Female 293
(49%)
1,063
(48%)

Jefferson School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 457
(76%)
1,697
(77%)
 Two or More 37
(6%)
131
(6%)
 Black 36
(6%)
147
(7%)
 American Indian 30
(5%)
65
(3%)
 Hispanic 29
(5%)
146
(7%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
21
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Jefferson School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 288
(48%)
1,076
(49%)
 Not Eligible 265
(44%)
930
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 45
(8%)
202
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 741 ranked schools in Kansas, Jefferson School is ranked 88th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

Compare Jefferson School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,367.1% 13.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,930.0% 19.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 55.7%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jefferson School
Independence, KS
Public PK - 08 598 19.3:1  
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Private PK - 08 94 11:1 1 miles
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Public PK - 02 567 17.4:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 06 1,081 15:1 13 miles
Holy Name Catholic School
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Private KG - 06 67 9:1 14 miles
North Lawn Elementary
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Public 04 - 06 146 11.9:1 15 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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