Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School serves 454 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 454 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,354 schools in Maryland (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 0.10, 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 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank
#1307 out of 1354 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education
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