Jefferson High School



Jefferson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jefferson High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 565
10 474
11 346
12 307

Jefferson High School is a public high school of the Rockford School District 205 located in Rockford, IL. It has 1,692 students in grades 9th through 12th. Jefferson High School is the 130th largest public high school in Illinois and the 2,601st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,692
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 105.54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,601st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 130th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 573rd out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 122nd out of 828

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Jefferson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 877
(52%)
3,901
(50%)
 Female 815
(48%)
3,928
(50%)

Jefferson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 660
(39%)
2,133
(27%)
 White 516
(30%)
2,497
(32%)
 Black 395
(23%)
2,449
(31%)
 Two or More 77
(5%)
370
(5%)
 Asian 38
(2%)
360
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
4
(0%)

Jefferson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,044
(62%)
4,425
(57%)
 Not Eligible 648
(38%)
3,404
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Jefferson High School is ranked 64th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jefferson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.7%) is higher than the state average of 46.4%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1956
2006 1991
2007 2048
2008 1892
2009 1812
2010 1779
2011 1720
2012 1750
2013 1757
2014 1704
2015 1692

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.5
2006 23.2
2007 23.5
2008 17.3
2009 17.3
2010 17.6
2011 19.6
2012 16.5
2013 17.5
2014 16.6
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57208588957055
2006 0.62531391260673
2007 0.6376953125
2008 0.73361522198731
2009 0.74834437086093
2010 0.761101742552
2011 0.79360465116279
2012 0.80057142857143
2013 0.81844052361981
2014 0.87617370892019
2015 0.61702127659574

Compare Jefferson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 61.7%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,692 16:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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