1275 S Courtenay Pkwy
Merritt Island, FL 32952
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Thomas Jefferson Middle School serves 648 students in grades 7-8.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 648 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson Middle School's student population of 648 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
648 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Thomas Jefferson Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (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 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#975 out of 3628 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
35%
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Black
5%
22%
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White
71%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Thanksgiving Break - No School
November 21, 2022 (Monday)
Spring Break - No School
March 13, 2023 (Monday)
End of Second Semester and Last Day for Studnets
May 26, 2023 (Friday)
Last Day for Teachers
May 30, 2023 (Tuesday)
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 648 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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