Thomas Jefferson School

  • Thomas Jefferson School serves 308 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60% (which is higher 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 62% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Thomas Jefferson School's student population of 308 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students308 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Jefferson School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomas Jefferson School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. 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#639 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
36%
27%
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Black
12%
16%
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White
47%
45%
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Diversity Score0.640.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMorris School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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