Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School



Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 206
K 84
1 86
2 64
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Lake Charles, LA in the Calcasieu Parish School District. It enrolls 440 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School is the 443rd largest public school in Louisiana and the 27,879th largest nationally.

Total Students: 440
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -9

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Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 234
(53%)
12,439
(52%)
 Female 206
(47%)
11,604
(48%)

Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 414
(94%)
7,697
(32%)
 White 13
(3%)
14,233
(59%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
727
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
67
(0%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
972
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
330
(1%)

Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 390
(89%)
11,314
(47%)
 Not Eligible 50
(11%)
11,672
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
1,057
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 800 ranked schools in Louisiana, Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School is ranked 196th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 64.3%. 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.

Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 324
2006 303
2007 458
2008 385
2009 373
2010 382
2011 344
2012 331
2013 343
2014 343
2015 440

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.7
2006 10.6
2007 16
2008 12.9
2009 12.6
2010 14
2011 13.3
2012 13.6
2013 13.3
2014 14.9
2015 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.88271604938272
2006 0.89438943894389
2007 0.89082969432314
2008 0.91168831168831
2009 0.85790884718499
2010 0.95549738219895
2011 0.93895348837209
2012 0.98187311178248
2013 0.98542274052478
2014 0.83381924198251
2015 0.88636363636364

Compare Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,280.2% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 64.3%
 
This School 88.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jessie D. Clifton Elementary School
Lake Charles, LA
Public PK - 02 440 -1:1  
Hamilton Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 229 9:1 2 miles
Bishop Noland Episcopal Day School
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Private PK - 08 337 10:1 2 miles
Ray D. Molo Middle Magnet School
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Public 06 - 08 377 8.3:1 2 miles
Combre-Fondel Elementary School
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Public 03 - 05 172 8.5:1 2 miles
St Margaret Catholic School
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Private PK - 08 288 8:1 3 miles
T. S. Cooley Elementary Magnet School
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Public KG - 05 306 14.5:1 3 miles
Immaculate Conception Cathedral School
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Private PK - 08 434 14:1 3 miles
Lake Charles Charter Academy
Lake Charles, LA
Public KG - 08 868 14.7:1 4 miles
Henry Heights Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 378 7.7:1 4 miles
Fairview Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 431 9:1 4 miles
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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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