Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 37
K 62
1 75
2 63
3 44
4 55
5 58
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bellwood, IL in the Berkeley School District 87. It enrolls 394 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 1,239th largest public school in Illinois and the 32,685th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 394
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.17
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 32,685th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,239th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,376th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,345th out of 2,415

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 198
(50%)
1,342
(51%)
 Female 196
(50%)
1,285
(49%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 193
(49%)
1,830
(70%)
 Black 183
(46%)
586
(22%)
 Two or More 12
(3%)
45
(2%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
33
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
8
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
123
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 283
(72%)
1,970
(75%)
 Not Eligible 95
(24%)
571
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(4%)
86
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 653rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (75.9%) is 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.

Jefferson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 426
2006 391
2007 362
2008 415
2009 364
2010 375
2011 382
2012 359
2013 382
2014 390
2015 394

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 18.6
2007 17.2
2008 16.9
2009 14.3
2010 15.3
2011 15.9
2012 12.7
2013 16.8
2014 15.6
2015 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50704225352113
2006 0.57800511508951
2007 0.61049723756906
2008 0.61927710843373
2009 0.69505494505495
2010 0.72266666666667
2011 0.70157068062827
2012 0.84401114206128
2013 0.85602094240838
2014 0.83846153846154
2015 0.75888324873096

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 75.9%
 

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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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