Jefferson Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School serves 641 students in grades 4 - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Jefferson Elementary School operates within the Charleston Cusd 1 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 641 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-6
Total Students 641 students
Jefferson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Jefferson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Jefferson Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Jefferson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.13 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 18:1
Jefferson Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Jefferson Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
1%
25%
Jefferson Elementary School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
2%
17%
Jefferson Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
93%
50%
Jefferson Elementary School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Jefferson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.13 0.31
Jefferson Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
47%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
3%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,761 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $12,112 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,052 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Charleston Cusd 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,761 938
Charleston Cusd 1 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $35 MM $11 MM
Charleston Cusd 1 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $29 MM $11 MM
Charleston Cusd 1 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,112 $11,118
Charleston Cusd 1 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,052 $11,218
Charleston Cusd 1 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Charleston High School (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Charleston Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mark Twain Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CharlestonMark Twain Elementary School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-KG | 224 students1021 13th St
    CharlestonIL 61920
    (217)639-8000
    0.7PK-KG224
  • CharlestonCharleston Middle School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 415 students920 Smith Dr
    CharlestonIL 61920
    (217)639-6000
    0.87-8415
  • CharlestonCharleston High School
    1 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 784 students1603 Lincoln Ave
    CharlestonIL 61920
    (217)639-5000
    19-12784
  • CharlestonCarl Sandburg Elementary School
    1.6 miles | Grades: 1-3 | 517 students1924 Reynolds Dr
    CharlestonIL 61920
    (217)639-4000
    1.61-3517
  • AshmoreAshmore Elementary School
    8.5 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 123 students313 South Ohio St
    AshmoreIL 61912
    (217)349-3000
    8.5PK-4123

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