35 - 01 Morlot Avenue
Fair Lawn, NJ 07410
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Thomas Jefferson Middle School serves 1,037 students in grades 5-8.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 1,037 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Thomas Jefferson Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Thomas Jefferson Middle School's student population of 1,037 students has grown by 47% over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
1,037 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomas Jefferson Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson Middle School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#313 out of 2221 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
17%
10%
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Hispanic
14%
31%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
64%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 1,037 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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