8233 Nevada St
Jacksonville, FL 32220
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School serves 515 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 63% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
515 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Calendar

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Event
Date
Last Day of School (Fourth, Nine-Week Period Ends)
May 27, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (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 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#867 out of 3628 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
33%
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Black
16%
22%
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White
70%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5  
I absolutely do recommend TJE. It's been the best primary school I could have asked for, for my daughter to attend. It's an A magnet school, and really focuses attention on the students. I'm proud that my daughter is and has been apart of this school since Kindergarden. Anyone looking for a great primary school, this is it.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 515 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 63% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Btm 50%)

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