Jerry Thomas Elementary School



Jerry Thomas Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Jerry Thomas Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 2
K 144
1 135
2 165
3 155
4 165
5 138
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Jerry Thomas Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Jupiter, FL in the Palm Beach School District. It enrolls 904 students in grades 1st through 12th. Jerry Thomas Elementary School is the 250th largest public school in Florida and the 2,128th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 904
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 61
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,128th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 250th out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,347th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 284th out of 2,205

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Jerry Thomas Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 464
(51%)
61,077
(49%)
 Male 440
(49%)
64,850
(51%)

Jerry Thomas Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 578
(64%)
41,831
(33%)
 Hispanic 194
(21%)
39,184
(31%)
 Black 61
(7%)
36,807
(29%)
 Two or More 44
(5%)
3,522
(3%)
 Asian 23
(3%)
3,565
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
845
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
173
(0%)

Jerry Thomas Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 543
(60%)
51,799
(41%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 325
(36%)
67,578
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 36
(4%)
6,550
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Jerry Thomas Elementary School is ranked 1,162nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Jerry Thomas Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.9%) is lower than the state average of 61.9%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Jerry Thomas Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 844
2006 786
2007 784
2008 798
2009 838
2010 865
2011 859
2012 904

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 15.4
2007 15.1
2008 12.5
2009 16.1
2010 15.6
2011 14.9
2012 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.18483412322275
2006 0.21119592875318
2007 0.23341836734694
2008 0.25563909774436
2009 0.29952267303103
2010 0.34450867052023
2011 0.36437718277066
2012 0.39933628318584

Compare Jerry Thomas Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.9%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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