Jefferson (Thomas) Elementary School

504 E. S. St.
Anaheim, CA 92805
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 (1 review)
Jefferson (Thomas) Elementary School serves 554 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 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Jefferson (Thomas) Elementary School's student population of 554 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students554 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Rankings

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 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6154 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
91%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jefferson (Thomas) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnaheim Elementary School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Jefferson (Thomas) Elementary School is Epic Charter (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Olive Street Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Anaheim Olive Street Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 613 students
    0.2 miles
    890 S. Olive St.
    Anaheim, CA 92805
    (714) 517-8920
    0.2 K-6 613
  • Anaheim Epic Charter Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 262 students
    0.7 miles
    100 S. Anaheim Blvd. Ste. 150
    Anaheim, CA 92805
    (657) 220-1000
    0.7 K-12 262
  • Anaheim Franklin (Benjamin) Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 769 students
    0.7 miles
    521 W. Water St.
    Anaheim, CA 92805
    (714) 517-8905
    0.7 K-6 769
  • Anaheim Orange Grove Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 629 students
    0.7 miles
    1000 S. Harbor Blvd.
    Anaheim, CA 92805
    (714) 517-8968
    0.7 K-6 629
  • Anaheim Lincoln (Abraham) Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 1,038 student
    0.8 miles
    1413 E. Brd.way
    Anaheim, CA 92805
    (714) 517-8929
    0.8 K-6 1,038

School Reviews

5  
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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