Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School

  • Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School serves 617 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than 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 76%.

School Overview

  • Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School's student population of 617 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#7315 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio24:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
4%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
93%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
3%
24%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.130.41
This chart display the diversity score of Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jefferson (thomas) Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
9%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnaheim Elementary School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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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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