Jefferson Alternative High School



Jefferson Alternative High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Alternative High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 1
7 3
8 6
9 76
10 68
11 62
12 14

Jefferson Alternative High School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 230 students in grades 1st through 12th.

Total Students: 230
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Jefferson Alternative High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 215
(93%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 15
(7%)
145,297
(49%)

Jefferson Alternative High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 176
(77%)
113,125
(39%)
 Hispanic 45
(20%)
136,960
(47%)
 White 6
(3%)
28,538
(10%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
3,538
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
641
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10,422
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
520
(0%)

Jefferson Alternative High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 215
(93%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 15
(7%)
46,387
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
308
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Jefferson Alternative High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.5%) is significantly 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 Alternative High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 412
2006 446
2007 354
2008 0
2009 279
2010 241
2011 212
2012 136
2013 199
2014 273
2015 230

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.7
2006 10.4
2007 8
2008 N/A
2009 6.3
2010 5.5
2011 4.6
2012 2.3
2013 3.6
2014 N/A
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011 0.65094339622642
2012 0.68382352941176
2013 0.87939698492462
2014 0.86080586080586
2015 0.93478260869565

Compare Jefferson Alternative High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.5%
 

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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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