Thomas Jefferson Middle School

  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School serves 549 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 41% (which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School's student population of 549 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students549 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson Middle School is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#999 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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Asian
16%
10%
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Hispanic
34%
27%
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Black
37%
16%
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White
12%
45%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thomas Jefferson Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.710.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School District NameTeaneck School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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