Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 446 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 446 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students446 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Jefferson Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Jefferson Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Jefferson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
39%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
51%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.590.68
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
60%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSterling CUSD 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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