Jefferson Elementary School

801 Jefferson Ave

Charleston, IL 61920-1527

Grades: 4-6

632 students

Jefferson Elementary School serves 632 students in grades 4-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Jefferson Elementary School operates within the Charleston Cusd 1 School District.

Overview

The student population of 632 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 28% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-6
Total Students 632 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 13:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Black
4%
19%
White
92%
50%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.15 0.30
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.
33%
45%
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.
7%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,753 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Charleston Cusd 1 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,753 932
District Total Revenue $30 MM $10 MM
District Spending $28 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,540 $10,546
District Spending / Student $9,808 $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eastern Il Efe/dual Credit High School (0.3 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 Students Grades
  • MattoonEastern Il Efe/dual Credit High School
    Vocational School
    1617 Lakeland Blvd
    MattoonIL 61938
    (217)258-6238
    Vocational School

    0.3 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CharlestonMark Twain Elementary School
    1021 13th St
    CharlestonIL 61920
    (217)639-8000
    0.7 mi | 221 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • CharlestonCharleston Middle School
    920 Smith Dr
    CharlestonIL 61920
    (217)639-6000
    0.8 mi | 419 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • CharlestonCharleston High School
    1603 Lincoln Ave
    CharlestonIL 61920
    (217)639-5000
    1 mi | 772 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CharlestonCarl Sandburg Elementary School
    1924 Reynolds Dr
    CharlestonIL 61920
    (217)639-4000
    1.6 mi | 533 students | Gr. 1-3                      

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