Jefferson Elementary School



Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 34
K 122
1 124
2 113
3 99
4 90
5 118
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Allentown, PA in the Allentown City School District. It enrolls 700 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary School is the 200th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 7,674th largest nationally. It has 18.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 700
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 37.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,674th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 200th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,728th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 436th out of 1,834

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Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 378
(54%)
6,476
(52%)
 Female 322
(46%)
5,901
(48%)

Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 438
(63%)
8,244
(67%)
 Black 107
(15%)
1,885
(15%)
 White 81
(12%)
1,629
(13%)
 Two or More 60
(9%)
415
(3%)
 Asian 11
(2%)
174
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 557
(80%)
9,895
(80%)
 Not Eligible 86
(12%)
1,650
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 57
(8%)
832
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 87th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.4%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 736
2006 805
2007 689
2008 640
2009 646
2010 656
2011 693
2012 700

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.4
2006 21.1
2007 17.6
2008 14.5
2009 14
2010 14.9
2011 42.6
2012 18.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.74320652173913
2006 0.74285714285714
2007 0.78955007256894
2008 0.7640625
2009 0.76934984520124
2010 0.88567073170732
2011 0.7041847041847
2012 0.87714285714286

Compare Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,880.0% 18.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 87.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 700 18.8:1  
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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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