Jefferson Elementary



Jefferson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 52
K 51
1 74
2 48
3 64
4 72
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Cape Girardeau, MO in the Cape Girardeau 63 School District. It enrolls 361 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary is the 602nd largest public school in Missouri and the 35,990th largest nationally. It has 11.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 361
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,990th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Missouri: 602nd out of 1,262
Student/Teacher Rank in Missouri: 198th out of 1,258
Full Time Teacher Rank in Missouri: 298th out of 1,258

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Jefferson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 182
(50%)
1,267
(51%)
 Female 179
(50%)
1,239
(49%)

Jefferson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 170
(47%)
748
(30%)
 White 109
(30%)
1,294
(52%)
 Two or More 59
(16%)
282
(11%)
 Hispanic 22
(6%)
136
(5%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
45
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 326
(90%)
1,569
(63%)
 Not Eligible 25
(7%)
795
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
142
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,252 ranked schools in Missouri, Jefferson Elementary is ranked 165th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.2%. 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 332
2006 309
2007 318
2008 281
2009 273
2010 346
2011 355
2012 360
2013 361
2014 362
2015 361

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 11
2007 11.1
2008 9.4
2009 9
2010 12
2011 12.3
2012 11.1
2013 10.8
2014 11.1
2015 11

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.83734939759036
2006 0.91585760517799
2007 0.96540880503145
2008 0.74733096085409
2009 0.7985347985348
2010 0.7485549132948
2011 0.75492957746479
2012 0.76666666666667
2013 0.88919667590028
2014 0.89779005524862
2015 0.93074792243767

Compare Jefferson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
1,356.8% 13.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 93.1%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jefferson Elementary
Cape Girardeau, MO
Public PK - 04 361 11:1  
Franklin Elementary
Cape Girardeau, MO
Public PK - 04 292 10.1:1 1 miles
Central Middle School
Cape Girardeau, MO
Public 05 - 06 620 13.3:1 1 miles
St Mary Cathedral School
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Private PK - 08 255 19:1 1 miles
Trinity Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 173 12:1 1 miles
Blanchard Elementary
Cape Girardeau, MO
Public PK - 04 348 12.3:1 3 miles
Alma Schrader Elementary
Cape Girardeau, MO
Public KG - 04 422 14.6:1 3 miles
Clippard Elementary
Cape Girardeau, MO
Public PK - 04 463 11.9:1 3 miles
Cape Christian School
Cape Girardeau, MO
Private PK - 08 145 11:1 3 miles
Eagle Ridge Christian School
Cape Girardeau, MO
Private PK - 12 161 6:1 4 miles
Scott City Elementary
Scott City, MO
Public KG - 04 339 13.4:1 6 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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