Jefferson (Thomas) Elementary School
Jefferson (Thomas) Elementary School serves 513 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Jefferson (Thomas) Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: Kindergarten-6
- Students: 513 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 98%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in CA
- Math Proficiency: 32% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 36% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Jefferson (Thomas) Elementary School's student population of 513 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Jefferson (Thomas) Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Jefferson (Thomas) Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6154 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
We at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School strive to provide a world-class education for our students. We are committed to doing our best to bring out the best in your child. As a learning community, the staff is continuously building their knowledge base to bring the most effective and engaging instruction possible. We are a STEAM school, a school that focuses on inquiry, problem-solving, and data. These are practices developed through the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. We believe these skills, coupled with teaching positive behavior and healthy social-emotional learning are critical for successful futures in college and career. My door is always open, and I'd love to meet and share more information about our amazing school!
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