1700 Roosevelt Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School serves 265 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Indiana state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 265 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
265 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,757 schools in Indiana (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 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#9 out of 1757 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
15%
13%
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Black
5%
13%
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White
70%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48

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