Thomas Jefferson Junior High School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
7200 Janes Ave
Woodridge, IL 60517
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Thomas Jefferson Junior High School serves 638 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (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 48% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Thomas Jefferson Junior High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson Junior High School's student population of 638 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students638 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

Thomas Jefferson Junior High School is ranked within the top 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 Junior High School is 0.70, which is more 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
#1323 out of 3672 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
31%
26%
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Black
15%
17%
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White
43%
48%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.700.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWoodridge 68 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas Jefferson Junior High School is Community H S District 99 - South High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lakeview Junior High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is William F Murphy Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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School Reviews

5  
I just recently graduated Jefferson and I loved that school so much! The teachers were all great. They were good teachers and they treated you as if you were their own kids. Jefferson really made you feel at home and I always looked forward to going to school. All the extracurricular activities were good as well! Being able to stay after school and do what you love and then having a bus available to drop you off was amazing and a great oppurtunity. It was just amazing school in general. And my favorite teachers EVER were Mrs. Barron, Mrs. Mack, Mrs. Lamb and Mrs. Oswald! Great teachers. I love them so much and I hope future students will as well!
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