Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

1700 Roosevelt Rd
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School serves 307 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 307 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students307 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (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 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#87 out of 1762 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
22%
12%
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Black
8%
13%
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White
65%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.530.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValparaiso Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is Porter County Career Center (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Thomas Jefferson Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valparaiso Thomas Jefferson Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 641 students
    0.1 miles
    1600 Roosevelt Rd
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-3140
    0.1 6-8 641
  • Valparaiso Northview Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 266 students
    0.8 miles
    257 Northview Dr
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-3100
    0.8 K-5 266
  • Valparaiso Porter County Career Center Vocational School
    Grades: K-12
    0.8 miles
    1005 N Franklin
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-3170
    0.8 K-12 n/a
  • Valparaiso Parkview Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 252 students
    0.9 miles
    1405 Wood St
    Valparaiso, IN 46383
    (219) 531-3110
    0.9 K-5 252
  • Valparaiso Central Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-5 | 269 students
    1.1 miles
    653 Hayes Leonard Rd
    Valparaiso, IN 46385
    (219) 531-3030
    1.1 K-5 269

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