Thomas Jefferson Middle School

  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School serves 899 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School's student population of 899 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students899 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Jefferson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson Middle School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#6553 out of 9584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
86%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
9%
23%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score0.250.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadera Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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