Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

190 Booth St
Utica, NY 13502
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School serves 561 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 32% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 561 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students561 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is 0.77, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#3492 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
20%
9%
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Hispanic
20%
27%
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Black
21%
17%
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White
34%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.770.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUtica City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is Utica Academy Of Science Charter School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John F Kennedy Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Deerfield Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Utica Deerfield Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 317 students
    0.8 miles
    5604 Trenton Rd
    Utica, NY 13502
    (315) 266-3412
    0.8 K-5 317
  • Utica John F Kennedy Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 20% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 680 students
    1.1 miles
    500 Deerfield Dr E
    Utica, NY 13502
    (315) 368-6641
    1.1 7-8 680
  • Utica Kernan Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 10% | Reading: 11%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 671 students
    2.1 miles
    929 York St
    Utica, NY 13502
    (315) 368-6760
    2.1 K-6 671
  • Utica Utica Academy Of Science Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-12 | 448 students
    2.1 miles
    1214 Lincoln Ave
    Utica, NY 13502
    (315) 266-1072
    2.1 6-12 448
  • Utica General Herkimer Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 38% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 721 students
    2.2 miles
    420 Keyes Rd
    Utica, NY 13502
    (315) 368-6600
    2.2 K-6 721

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