Jefferson Elementary - 09



Jefferson Elementary - 09 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Elementary - 09 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 76
1 91
2 86
3 74
4 70
5 71
6 71
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson Elementary - 09 is a public elementary school located in Watertown, SD in the Watertown School District 14-4. It enrolls 539 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson Elementary - 09 is the 22nd largest public school in South Dakota and the 17,983rd largest nationally. It has 19.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 539
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.37

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Jefferson Elementary - 09 Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 286
(53%)
1,092
(51%)
 Female 253
(47%)
1,043
(49%)

Jefferson Elementary - 09 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 515
(96%)
1,912
(90%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
41
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
22
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
79
(4%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
65
(3%)
 Black 3
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Jefferson Elementary - 09 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 449
(83%)
1,366
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 55
(10%)
582
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(6%)
187
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 286 ranked schools in South Dakota, Jefferson Elementary - 09 is ranked 106th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Elementary - 09 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.5%. 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 - 09 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 480
2006 484
2007 488
2008 494
2009 487
2010 517
2011 541
2012 539

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 17
2007 17.9
2008 18.2
2009 16.7
2010 19.8
2011 20.6
2012 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.12916666666667
2006 0.1301652892562
2007 0.14139344262295
2008 0.17004048582996
2009 0.16016427104723
2010 0.14893617021277
2011 0.16266173752311
2012 0.1669758812616

Compare Jefferson Elementary - 09 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.7%
 
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Jefferson Elementary - 09
Watertown, SD
Public KG - 06 539 19.7:1  
Watertown Christian School
Watertown, SD
Private PK - 08 99 7:1 1 miles
St Martins Lutheran School
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Private PK - 08 133 9:1 1 miles
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Immaculate Conception School
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Public KG - 06 321 16:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 06 367 16.1:1 2 miles
Waverly-South Shore Elementary - 02
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Public PK - 05 88 9.9:1 9 miles
Florence Elementary - 02
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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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