1407 Sunset Ave.
Madera, CA 93637
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Thomas Jefferson Middle School serves 899 students in grades 7-8.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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 Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
899 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Thomas Jefferson Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (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 0.26, 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 Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#7432 out of 9659 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
86%
54%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
8%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 899 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.26 (Btm 50%)

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