Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School serves 304 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 31%.

School Overview

  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 304 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students304 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall School Rank#37 out of 1,767 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
54%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
22%
12%
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Black
6%
12%
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White
67%
69%
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score0.500.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValparaiso Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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