Jefferson Elementary



Jefferson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 18
K 83
1 101
2 82
3 88
4 73
5 73
6 72
7 48
8 47
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Minneapolis, MN in the Minneapolis Public School District. It enrolls 685 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary is the 127th largest public school in Minnesota and the 8,716th largest nationally. It has 11.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 685
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 61.94
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,716th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 127th out of 1,031
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 165th out of 1,012
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 18th out of 1,012

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Jefferson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 352
(51%)
13,664
(51%)
 Female 333
(49%)
13,093
(49%)

Jefferson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 300
(44%)
9,499
(36%)
 Hispanic 299
(44%)
4,839
(18%)
 White 35
(5%)
9,319
(35%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
1,417
(5%)
 American Indian 19
(3%)
900
(3%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
757
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
26
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 611
(89%)
15,325
(57%)
 Not Eligible 42
(6%)
9,969
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(5%)
1,463
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,015 ranked schools in Minnesota, Jefferson Elementary is ranked 9th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.5%. 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 584
2006 603
2007 568
2008 567
2009 574
2010 632
2011 658
2012 670
2013 721
2014 726
2015 685

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 15.7
2007 16
2008 13.9
2009 11.7
2010 12.2
2011 12.5
2012 13.2
2013 12.9
2014 12
2015 11.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86472602739726
2006 0.83084577114428
2007 0.86619718309859
2008 0.86772486772487
2009 0.87108013937282
2010 0.91455696202532
2011 0.93009118541033
2012 0.94776119402985
2013 0.97226074895978
2014 0.94765840220386
2015 0.93868613138686

Compare Jefferson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,110.0% 11.1:1
 
1,460.2% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.9%
 

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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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