Jefferson School



Jefferson School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson School Students by Grade
PK 28
K 1
1 8
2 1
3 156
4 186
5 167
6 0
7 1
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson School is a public elementary school located in Independence, KS in the Independence School District. It enrolls 548 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson School is the 76th largest public school in Kansas and the 17,664th largest nationally. It has 16.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 548
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,664th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Kansas: 76th out of 754
Student/Teacher Rank in Kansas: 597th out of 706
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kansas: 107th out of 706

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Jefferson School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 281
(51%)
1,003
(48%)
 Male 267
(49%)
1,088
(52%)

Jefferson School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 405
(74%)
1,610
(77%)
 Hispanic 46
(8%)
144
(7%)
 Black 45
(8%)
140
(7%)
 Two or More 37
(7%)
132
(6%)
 American Indian 11
(2%)
49
(2%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Jefferson School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 307
(56%)
1,094
(52%)
 Not Eligible 168
(31%)
747
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 73
(13%)
250
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 753 ranked schools in Kansas, Jefferson School is ranked 64th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.3%) 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2011 597
2012 598
2013 608
2014 546
2015 548

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2011 17.9
2012 19.3
2013 20.2
2014 16.5
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2011 0.54941373534338
2012 0.55685618729097
2013 0.55756578947368
2014 0.65384615384615
2015 0.69343065693431

Compare Jefferson School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,374.3% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 69.3%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jefferson School
Independence, KS
Public PK - 08 548 16.6:1  
Independence Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 429 12:1 1 miles
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Private PK - 08 137 10:1 1 miles
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Public KG - 12 601 13.5:1 2 miles
Independence Bible School
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Lincoln Central Elementary
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Public PK - 06 402 14.8:1 10 miles
Community Elementary
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Public PK - 06 983 13.5:1 13 miles
Tyro Community Christian School
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Private PK - 12 100 8:1 15 miles
North Lawn Elementary
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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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