Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 38
1 43
2 44
3 36
4 48
5 40
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 7

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Bergenfield, NJ in the Bergenfield Borough School District. It enrolls 256 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 1,300th largest public school in New Jersey and the 44,698th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 256
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 18
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 44,698th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 1,300th out of 1,567
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,094th out of 1,494
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,331st out of 1,494

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 150
(59%)
1,180
(52%)
 Female 106
(41%)
1,109
(48%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 105
(41%)
990
(43%)
 Asian 69
(27%)
698
(30%)
 White 61
(24%)
351
(15%)
 Black 17
(7%)
218
(10%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 187
(73%)
1,390
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 48
(19%)
675
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(8%)
224
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,480 ranked schools in New Jersey, Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 924th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (27.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 41.0%. 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 280
2006 244
2007 234
2008 234
2009 223
2010 226
2011 234
2012 256

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 16.3
2007 16.7
2008 13.4
2009 13.9
2010 15.1
2011 15.1
2012 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13928571428571
2006 0.14344262295082
2007 0.16239316239316
2008 0.19230769230769
2009 0.19730941704036
2010 0.20353982300885
2011 0.30769230769231
2012 0.26953125

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.7% 11.5:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 27.0%
 
State Average 41.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jefferson Elementary School
Bergenfield, NJ
Public KG - 05 256 14.2:1  
Honiss Elementarymiddle School
Dumont, NJ
Public KG - 08 678 15.6:1 1 miles
The Montessori House
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Private PK - 01 80 6:1 1 miles
The French Academy of Bergen County
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Private PK - 03 159 4:1 1 miles
Tenafly Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 832 12.1:1 1 miles
Transfiguration Academy
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Private PK - 08 289 12:1 1 miles
Malcolm S Mackay School
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Public KG - 05 383 15.3:1 1 miles
Franklin Elementary School
Bergenfield, NJ
Public KG - 05 302 12.6:1 1 miles
Roy W. Brown Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 834 12.9:1 1 miles
Washington Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 303 15.6:1 1 miles
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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Private PK - 08 258 14:1 2 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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