Thomas Jefferson Middle School

525 Nw 147th St
Miami, FL 33168
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Thomas Jefferson Middle School serves 321 students in grades 6-8.
Thomas Jefferson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Thomas Jefferson Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Thomas Jefferson Middle School's student population of 321 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Thomas Jefferson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson Middle School is 0.29, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3002 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
15%
33%
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Black
83%
22%
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White
1%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.290.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDade School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thomas Jefferson Middle School is Aspira Raul Arnaldo Martinez Charter School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Linda Lentin K-8 Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Biscayne Gardens Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Miami Biscayne Gardens Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 528 students
    0.3 miles
    560 Nw 151st St
    Miami, FL 33169
    (305) 681-5721
    0.3 PK-5 528
  • Miami Linda Lentin K-8 Center Math: 37% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 840 students
    0.9 miles
    14312 Ne 2nd Ct
    Miami, FL 33161
    (305) 891-4011
    0.9 PK-8 840
  • Miami Aspira Raul Arnaldo Martinez Charter School Charter School
    Math: 26% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 489 students
    1.2 miles
    13300 Memorial Hwy
    Miami, FL 33161
    (305) 893-8050
    1.2 6-9 489
  • Miami Benjamin Franklin K-8 Center Math: 43% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 545 students
    1.2 miles
    13100 Nw 12th Ave
    Miami, FL 33168
    (305) 681-3547
    1.2 PK-8 545
  • Miami North Miami Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 509 students
    1.4 miles
    655 Ne 145th St
    Miami, FL 33161
    (305) 949-6156
    1.4 PK-5 509

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