Jefferson Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School serves 285 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Jefferson Elementary School operates within the Marion Cusd 2 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 285 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 285 students
Jefferson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Jefferson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 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 0.35 is more 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 (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
4%
Jefferson Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
2%
25%
Jefferson Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
10%
17%
Jefferson Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
80%
50%
Jefferson Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Jefferson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.35 0.31
Jefferson Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
61%
47%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
n/a
3%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

Marion Cusd 2 School District's student population of 3,990 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,425 in this district is less than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,923 is less than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District Name Marion Cusd 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,990 938
Marion Cusd 2 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $11 MM
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $39 MM $11 MM
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,425 $11,118
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,923 $11,218
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Williamson Co Learning Center (1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Marion Junior High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is School For Hearing Impaired (0.1 miles away)
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  • MarionSchool For Hearing ImpairedSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-8 | 35 students
    0.1 miles
    801 East Reeves St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)997-2472
    0.1PK-835
  • MarionWashington Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 581 students
    0.5 miles
    420 East Main St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)993-8534
    0.5PK-5581
  • MarionLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 596 students
    0.7 miles
    400 Morningside Dr
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)997-6063
    0.7PK-5596
  • MarionWilliamson Co Learning CenterSpecial Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 24 students
    1 miles
    409 South Court St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)993-2138
    17-1224
  • MarionMarion Junior High School
    Grades: 6-8 | 788 students
    1.4 miles
    1609 West Main St
    MarionIL 62959
    (618)997-1317
    1.46-8788

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