3636 Gomer St
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School serves 426 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 426 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1130 out of 4228 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
28%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
69%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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