Jefferson School



Jefferson School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson School Students by Grade
PK 3
K 44
1 38
2 37
3 37
4 40
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson School is a public elementary school located in Helena, MT in the Helena Elementary School District. It enrolls 240 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson School is the 141st largest public school in Montana and the 45,817th largest nationally. It has 16.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 240
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,817th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Montana: 141st out of 425
Student/Teacher Rank in Montana: 349th out of 424
Full Time Teacher Rank in Montana: 161st out of 424

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Jefferson School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 123
(51%)
2,466
(48%)
 Male 117
(49%)
2,627
(52%)

Jefferson School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 220
(92%)
4,581
(90%)
 American Indian 7
(3%)
215
(4%)
 Hispanic 7
(3%)
157
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
64
(1%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
48
(1%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Jefferson School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 172
(72%)
3,120
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 54
(23%)
1,620
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(6%)
353
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 342 ranked schools in Montana, Jefferson School is ranked 175th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.3%) is lower than the state average of 46.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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
2005 204
2006 232
2007 228
2008 240
2009 246
2010 247
2011 263
2012 240

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 20.9
2007 13.3
2008 17.1
2009 18
2010 17.7
2011 17.8
2012 16.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20098039215686
2006 0.2801724137931
2007 0.29385964912281
2008 0.29166666666667
2009 0.24390243902439
2010 0.31983805668016
2011 0.29277566539924
2012 0.28333333333333

Compare Jefferson School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,339.2% 13.4:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,630.0% 16.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.3%
 
State Average 46.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jefferson School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 240 16.3:1  
Central School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 274 14.9:1 1 miles
Bryant School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 236 13:1 1 miles
Helena Middle School
Helena, MT
Public 06 - 08 695 17.1:1 1 miles
C R Anderson Middle Schl
Helena, MT
Public 06 - 08 1,006 18.2:1 2 miles
First Lutheran School
Helena, MT
Private PK - 05 63 4:1 2 miles
Broadwater School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 287 16.3:1 2 miles
Hawthorne School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 236 16.2:1 2 miles
Smith School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 288 15.9:1 2 miles
St Andrew School
Helena, MT
Private KG - 12 191 13:1 3 miles
Kessler Elementary School
Helena, MT
Public PK - 05 238 17.4:1 3 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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