Jefferson Alternative High School



Jefferson Alternative High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson Alternative High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 1
6 0
7 0
8 4
9 44
10 70
11 17
12 0

Jefferson Alternative High School is a public high school of the City of Chicago School District 299 located in Chicago, IL. It has 136 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jefferson Alternative High School is the 649th largest public high school in Illinois and the 18,982nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 2.3 to 1.

Total Students: 136
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 2.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.52

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Jefferson Alternative High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 129
(95%)
64,107
(49%)
 Female 7
(5%)
65,640
(51%)

Jefferson Alternative High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 118
(87%)
57,299
(44%)
 Hispanic 13
(10%)
56,073
(43%)
 White 5
(4%)
9,422
(7%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
4,310
(3%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
2,109
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
106
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
428
(0%)

Jefferson Alternative High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 93
(68%)
104,849
(81%)
 Not Eligible 43
(32%)
20,391
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
4,507
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson Alternative High School is ranked 506th out of 0 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson Alternative High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.4%) is higher than the state average of 45.6%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Jefferson Alternative High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 412
2006 446
2007 354
2008 0
2009 279
2010 241
2011 212
2012 136

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.7
2006 10.4
2007 8
2008 N/A
2009 6.3
2010 5.5
2011 4.6
2012 2.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011 0.65094339622642
2012 0.68382352941176

Compare Jefferson Alternative High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
230.0% 2.3:1
 
1,242.9% 12.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 68.4%
 

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