Jefferson Elementary School

  • Jefferson Elementary School serves 322 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 51%.
  • Jefferson Elementary School operates within the Marion Cusd 2 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 322 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 322 students
Jefferson Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Jefferson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Jefferson Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Jefferson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.36 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Jefferson Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
5%
Jefferson Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
1%
25%
Jefferson Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
11%
17%
Jefferson Elementary School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
79%
49%
Jefferson Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Jefferson Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
8%
3%
Jefferson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Jefferson Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.36 0.31
Jefferson Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
59%
52%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
n/a
2%
Jefferson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

  • Marion Cusd 2 School District's student population of 4,024 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,499 in this district is less than the state average of $16,005. The district revenue/student has grown by 36% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $13,929 is less than the state average of $14,988. The district spending/student has grown by 58% over four years.
School District Name Marion Cusd 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,024 753
Marion Cusd 2 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $50 MM $12 MM
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $56 MM $11 MM
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,499 $16,005
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,929 $14,988
Marion Cusd 2 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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