Jefferson Elementary



Jefferson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 19
K 39
1 37
2 45
3 36
4 45
5 36
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Arkansas City, KS in the Arkansas City School District. It enrolls 257 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary is the 492nd largest public school in Kansas and the 44,971st largest nationally. It has 16.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 257
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,971st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 492nd out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 586th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 517th out of 706

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Jefferson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 139
(54%)
1,067
(51%)
 Female 118
(46%)
1,007
(49%)

Jefferson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 151
(59%)
1,256
(61%)
 Hispanic 82
(32%)
556
(27%)
 American Indian 8
(3%)
55
(3%)
 Black 7
(3%)
65
(3%)
 Two or More 7
(3%)
119
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 158
(61%)
1,300
(63%)
 Not Eligible 76
(30%)
516
(25%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(9%)
258
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Jefferson Elementary is ranked 274th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.4%) is higher than the state average of 51.7%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 243
2006 209
2007 247
2008 245
2009 234
2010 240
2011 245
2012 238
2013 252
2014 287
2015 257

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.5
2006 11.7
2007 17.5
2008 17.5
2009 15.6
2010 16
2011 15.8
2012 15.8
2013 17.3
2014 19
2015 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63786008230453
2006 0.71291866028708
2007 0.65991902834008
2008 0.56734693877551
2009 0.58119658119658
2010 0.62083333333333
2011 0.67755102040816
2012 0.69327731092437
2013 0.68650793650794
2014 0.71428571428571
2015 0.70428015564202

Compare Jefferson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 70.4%
 

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Public PK - 05 257 16.5:1  
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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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