1255 Patriot Place
Forest, VA 24551
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School serves 604 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia 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 88% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 82%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 78%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 604 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
604 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,800 schools in Virginia (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 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#727 out of 1800 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
82%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
78%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 604 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in VA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 79% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.38 (Btm 50%)

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