Jefferson-Houston Elementary



Jefferson-Houston Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson-Houston Elementary Students by Grade
PK 53
K 70
1 56
2 47
3 65
4 47
5 38
6 70
7 53
8 29
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jefferson-Houston Elementary is a public elementary school located in Alexandria, VA in the Alexandria City Public Schools. It enrolls 528 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jefferson-Houston Elementary is the 599th largest public school in Virginia and the 19,375th largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 528
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 44.35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,375th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 599th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 45th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 192nd out of 1,156

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Jefferson-Houston Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 280
(53%)
5,689
(51%)
 Female 248
(47%)
5,409
(49%)

Jefferson-Houston Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 330
(63%)
3,274
(30%)
 Hispanic 109
(21%)
3,822
(34%)
 White 70
(13%)
3,181
(29%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
492
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(2%)
274
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
19
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
36
(0%)

Jefferson-Houston Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 339
(64%)
4,150
(37%)
 Not Eligible 139
(26%)
6,166
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 50
(9%)
782
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Jefferson-Houston Elementary is ranked 214th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson-Houston Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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-Houston Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 353
2006 344
2007 287
2008 243
2009 292
2010 335
2011 366
2012 377
2013 357
2014 445
2015 528

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.2
2006 5.5
2007 9.6
2008 7.6
2009 11.2
2010 9.7
2011 10.6
2012 9.5
2013 9.1
2014 12.1
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.64305949008499
2006 0.65988372093023
2007 0.69337979094077
2008 0.75720164609053
2009 0.77054794520548
2010 0.65970149253731
2011 0.70218579234973
2012 0.70026525198939
2013 0.79831932773109
2014 0.7438202247191
2015 0.73674242424242

Compare Jefferson-Houston Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 73.7%
 

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Public PK - 08 528 11.9:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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