Jefferson Elementary School

700 East Blvd St,

Marion, IL, 62959-3306

Tel: (618)997-5766
Grades: KG-5

279 students

Jefferson Elementary School serves 279 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% 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.

Overview

The student population of 279 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 279 students
Jefferson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Jefferson Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.41 is more 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 16:1 15:1
Jefferson Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Jefferson Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
23%
Jefferson Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
8%
19%
Jefferson Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
76%
50%
Jefferson Elementary School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.41 0.30
Jefferson Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
30%
23%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
26%
26%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,955 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Marion Cusd 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,955 949
Marion Cusd 2 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $10 MM
Marion Cusd 2 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $10 MM
Marion Cusd 2 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,167 $10,546
Marion Cusd 2 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,767 $10,416
Marion Cusd 2 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Williamson Co Learning Center (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Williamson Co Learning Center (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is School For Hearing Impaired (0.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Marion School For Hearing Impaired
    Special Education School
    801 East Reeves St
    Marion , IL , 62959
    (618)997-2472
    Special Education School
    0.1  mi  |  66  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Marion Washington Elementary School
    420 East Main St
    Marion , IL , 62959
    (618)993-8534
    0.5  mi  |  601  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marion Lincoln Elementary School
    400 Morningside Dr
    Marion , IL , 62959
    (618)997-6063
    0.7  mi  |  603  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Marion Williamson Co Learning Center
    Special Education School
    409 South Court St
    Marion , IL , 62959
    (618)997-1933
    Special Education School
    1  mi  |  24  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Marion Marion Junior High School
    1609 West Main St
    Marion , IL , 62959
    (618)997-1317
    1.4  mi  |  811  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Marion, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.02, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Marion is Frances Slocum Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.