Jefferson Elementary



Jefferson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 96
1 85
2 41
3 64
4 63
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Berkeley, CA in the Berkeley Unified School District. It enrolls 422 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary is the 4,184th largest public school in California and the 29,826th largest nationally. It has 22.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 422
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.96
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,826th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,184th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 1,608th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 3,927th out of 6,257

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Jefferson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 234
(55%)
3,596
(52%)
 Female 188
(45%)
3,298
(48%)

Jefferson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 188
(45%)
2,641
(38%)
 Hispanic 74
(18%)
1,633
(24%)
 Two or More 72
(17%)
962
(14%)
 Black 49
(12%)
1,119
(16%)
 Asian 37
(9%)
515
(7%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
13
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
11
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 290
(69%)
4,174
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 115
(27%)
2,269
(33%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(4%)
451
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Jefferson Elementary is ranked 4,594th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (31.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.7%. 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.

Jefferson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 241
2006 236
2007 225
2008 280
2009 284
2010 302
2011 329
2012 335
2013 338
2014 392
2015 422

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.1
2006 13.9
2007 12.8
2008 19.3
2009 18.3
2010 N/A
2011 24.6
2012 24.3
2013 23.8
2014 20.6
2015 22.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41908713692946
2006 0.41949152542373
2007 0.49333333333333
2008 0.41785714285714
2009 0.39084507042254
2010 0.45364238410596
2011
2012 0.37014925373134
2013 0.35207100591716
2014 0.32142857142857
2015 0.31279620853081

Compare Jefferson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,230.0% 22.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 31.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

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Jefferson Elementary
Berkeley, CA
Public KG - 05 422 22.3:1  
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Public 06 - 08 1,027 21:1 1 miles
The Crowden School
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Private 04 - 08 68 5:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 548 23.8:1 1 miles
Marin Elementary
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Public KG - 05 497 24.1:1 1 miles
Realm Charter Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 302 60.4:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 05 448 21.7:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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