Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

190 Booth St
Utica, NY 13502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 469 students in grades Kindergarten-6, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 26% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 469 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
469 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#3760 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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26%
46%
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26%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
17%
10%
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Hispanic
25%
29%
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Black
25%
16%
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White
27%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.78
This chart displays the diversity score of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's ranking?
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked #3760 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Thomas Jefferson Elementary School often compared to?
Thomas Jefferson Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Albany Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 26% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Thomas Jefferson Elementary School?
469 students attend Thomas Jefferson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
27% of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 25% of students are Black, 17% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School?
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Thomas Jefferson Elementary School offer ?
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Thomas Jefferson Elementary School part of?
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is part of Utica City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 469 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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