Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

2651 Glenwood Ave
Joliet, IL 60435
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School serves 456 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 456 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (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 0.52, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2790 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
67%
26%
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Black
13%
17%
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White
13%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJoliet PSD 86 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is Joliet West High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hufford Junior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Joliet Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 629 students
    0.1 miles
    1900 Oxford Way
    Joliet, IL 60431
    (815) 254-4005
    0.1 K-5 629
  • Joliet Marycrest Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-K | 342 students
    1.0 miles
    303 Purdue Ct
    Joliet, IL 60436
    (815) 725-1100
    1 PK-K 342
  • Joliet Troy Craughwell School Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 455 students
    1.0 miles
    3333 Black Rd
    Joliet, IL 60431
    (815) 577-6760
    1 K-4 455
  • Joliet Carl Sandburg Elementary School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 393 students
    1.1 miles
    1100 Lilac Ln
    Joliet, IL 60435
    (815) 725-0281
    1.1 K-5 393
  • Joliet Joliet West High School Math: 24% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 3,310 students
    1.2 miles
    401 N Larkin Ave
    Joliet, IL 60435
    (815) 727-6940
    1.2 9-12 3,310

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