Jefferson Elementary School

700 E Boulevard St
Marion, IL 62959
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Jefferson Elementary School serves 353 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 353 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 353 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson Elementary School is 0.42, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1207 out of 3663 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
2%
27%
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Black
11%
17%
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White
75%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.42
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Jefferson Elementary School's ranking?
Jefferson Elementary School is ranked #1207 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Jefferson Elementary School often compared to?
Jefferson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Frankfort Intermediate School, Washington Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
How many students attend Jefferson Elementary School?
353 students attend Jefferson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
75% of Jefferson Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Black, 11% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Jefferson Elementary School?
Jefferson Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Jefferson Elementary School offer ?
Jefferson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Jefferson Elementary School part of?
Jefferson Elementary School is part of Marion CUSD 2 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 353 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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