Thomas Jefferson School # 1

  • Thomas Jefferson School # 1 serves 678 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 26% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Thomas Jefferson School # 1's student population of 678 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students678 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Jefferson School # 1's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson School # 1 is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. 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#1714 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thomas Jefferson School # 1 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thomas Jefferson School # 1 and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
86%
27%
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Black
5%
16%
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White
2%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thomas Jefferson School # 1.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.260.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thomas Jefferson School # 1 and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePassaic City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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The school has highly qualified teachers. All of them have graduated from different universities and have Ba/Bs, MA/MS and some Phd. The facility is old but in good conditions and the parent involvement is increasing due to the effort of the Parent liaison.
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