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Jefferson Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (641) 421-4411

1421 4Th St. Se

Mason City, Iowa


About Jefferson Elementary School
Prekindergarten - 4th Grade

Jefferson Elementary School is one of 8 schools found in the Mason City Comm School District of Iowa.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Prekindergarten to 4th Grade and has an enrolment of 434 students - compared to other schools in Iowa, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

At Jefferson Elementary School, the average teaching salary of $47,675 is lower than the Iowa state average of $57,167.

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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Jefferson Elementary School 434$9,59817$47,6750.21
John Adams Middle School (0.29 miles) 548$9,75115$49,2180.33
Alternative School (0.37 miles) 85$6,47216$79,6770.34
Mason City High School (0.37 miles) 1002$10,35718$54,6460.28
Harding Elementary School (1.31 miles) 381$16,05014$43,9060.42
Lincoln Intermediate (1.37 miles) 560$11,99214$50,4230.34

Jefferson Elementary School

Number of pupils434
Funding per pupil$9,598
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$47,675
Diversity index0.21

John Adams Middle School (0.29 miles)

Number of pupils548
Funding per pupil$9,751
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$49,218
Diversity index0.33

Alternative School (0.37 miles)

Number of pupils85
Funding per pupil$6,472
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$79,677
Diversity index0.34

Mason City High School (0.37 miles)

Number of pupils1002
Funding per pupil$10,357
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$54,646
Diversity index0.28

Harding Elementary School (1.31 miles)

Number of pupils381
Funding per pupil$16,050
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$43,906
Diversity index0.42

Lincoln Intermediate (1.37 miles)

Number of pupils560
Funding per pupil$11,992
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$50,423
Diversity index0.34
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Rankings within Iowa
There are 1,377 schools in Iowa. Rankings don't always go up to 1,377 because some schools have missing data.
383rdlargest school
529thhighest number of FTE teachers
1180thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
1030thhighest average teaching salary
808thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
416thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
630thhighest diversity index
913thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Prekindergarten - 4th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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