Jefferson Elementary School

Jefferson Elementary School serves 333 students in grades KG-3.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Jefferson Elementary School operates within the Pekin Psd 108 School District.

Overview

The student population of 333 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-3
Total Students 333 students
Jefferson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 21 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 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.95. 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
n/a
4%
Jefferson Elementary School Asian (1995-2010)
Hispanic
2%
23%
Jefferson Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
1%
19%
Jefferson Elementary School Black (1999-2012)
White
92%
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.
0.15 0.95
Jefferson Elementary School Diversity Score (1999-2012)
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.
44%
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.
27%
26%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,763 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Pekin Psd 108 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 3,763 775
Pekin Psd 108 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $36 MM n/a
Pekin Psd 108 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $35 MM n/a
Pekin Psd 108 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,726 $0
Pekin Psd 108 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,565 $0
Pekin Psd 108 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 Tazewell City 320 Training Prg High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Washington Intermediate School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is C B Smith Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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Pekin, 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 0.14, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Pekin is Willow Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.