Thomas Jefferson Elementary School



Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 196
1 130
2 42
3 38
4 47
5 46
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Joliet, IL in the Joliet Psd 86 School District. It enrolls 499 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is the 735th largest public school in Illinois and the 21,616th largest nationally. It has 16.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 499
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.44
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,616th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 735th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,748th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 977th out of 2,345

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 256
(51%)
5,979
(52%)
 Female 243
(49%)
5,597
(48%)

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 237
(47%)
6,123
(53%)
 White 127
(25%)
1,669
(14%)
 Black 108
(22%)
3,144
(27%)
 Two or More 23
(5%)
549
(5%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
68
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 311
(62%)
8,170
(71%)
 Not Eligible 157
(31%)
2,785
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(6%)
621
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 533rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.5%) is higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 439
2006 400
2007 391
2008 336
2009 301
2010 472
2011 489
2012 499

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.3
2006 20
2007 20.6
2008 12.9
2009 12
2010 18.9
2011 19.6
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64920273348519
2006 0.6
2007 0.68797953964194
2008 0.79464285714286
2009 0.96345514950166
2010 0.6864406779661
2011 0.65439672801636
2012 0.68537074148297

Compare Thomas Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 68.5%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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