Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 53
1 54
2 53
3 55
4 53
5 47
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Dekalb, IL in the Dekalb Community Unit School District 428. It enrolls 315 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 1,668th largest public school in Illinois and the 40,269th largest nationally. It has 18.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 315
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 17.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 40,269th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 1,668th out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,879th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,895th out of 2,415

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 163
(52%)
2,354
(51%)
 Female 152
(48%)
2,231
(49%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 148
(47%)
2,155
(47%)
 Hispanic 87
(28%)
1,219
(27%)
 Black 53
(17%)
863
(19%)
 Asian 19
(6%)
88
(2%)
 Two or More 6
(2%)
244
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 173
(55%)
2,720
(59%)
 Not Eligible 142
(45%)
1,829
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
36
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 1,251st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.9%) 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.

Jefferson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 355
2006 346
2007 348
2008 367
2009 316
2010 316
2011 328
2012 318
2013 321
2014 294
2015 315

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 13.3
2007 13.9
2008 13.8
2009 13.4
2010 18.1
2011 18.2
2012 10.4
2013 16.3
2014 16.2
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.36056338028169
2006 0.34682080924855
2007 0.42241379310345
2008 0.41689373297003
2009 0.55063291139241
2010 0.5126582278481
2011 0.53353658536585
2012 0.60377358490566
2013 0.58566978193146
2014 0.59863945578231
2015 0.54920634920635

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
This School 54.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 315 18.1:1  
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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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