Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School serves 536 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the Arkansas state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Arkansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arkansas state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 536 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AR)
Overall School Rank#271 out of 999 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
13%
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Black
1%
21%
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White
85%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thomas Jefferson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AR.
Diversity Score0.270.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBentonville School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

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