Jefferson Elementary School

801 Jefferson Ave

Charleston, IL 61920-1527

Tel: (217)639-7000
Grades: 4-6

652 students

Jefferson Elementary School serves 652 students in grades 4-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% 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.

Overview

The student population of 652 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 4-6
Total Students 652 students
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Students by Grade Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.19 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 19:1 15:1
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
1%
23%
Black
2%
19%
White
90%
50%
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Jefferson Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.19 0.30
Jefferson Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
17%
23%
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.
21%
26%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,814 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 2,814 949
Charleston Cusd 1 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $30 MM $10 MM
Charleston Cusd 1 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $28 MM $10 MM
Charleston Cusd 1 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,540 $10,546
Charleston Cusd 1 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,808 $10,416
Charleston Cusd 1 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 | 228 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • CharlestonCharleston Middle School
    920 Smith Dr
    CharlestonIL 61920
    (217)639-6000
    0.8 mi | 395 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • CharlestonCharleston High School
    1603 Lincoln Ave
    CharlestonIL 61920
    (217)639-5000
    1 mi | 823 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • CharlestonCarl Sandburg Elementary School
    1924 Reynolds Dr
    CharlestonIL 61920
    (217)639-4000
    1.6 mi | 537 students | Gr. 1-3                      

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