Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School serves 556 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 41% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 556 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students556 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Jefferson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#6436 out of 9,595 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
11%
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Hispanic
65%
54%
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Black
17%
6%
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White
7%
24%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thomas Jefferson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.540.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBellflower Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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