Thomas Jefferson Middle School



Thomas Jefferson Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 193
7 192
8 208
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomas Jefferson Middle School is a public elementary school located in Dubuque, IA in the Dubuque Community School District. It enrolls 593 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 593
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 48

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Thomas Jefferson Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 312
(53%)
3,743
(51%)
 Female 281
(47%)
3,579
(49%)

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 458
(77%)
6,009
(82%)
 Black 66
(11%)
543
(7%)
 Two or More 28
(5%)
307
(4%)
 Hispanic 26
(4%)
267
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(2%)
89
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
98
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 288
(49%)
2,512
(34%)
 Not Eligible 237
(40%)
4,305
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(11%)
505
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.0%) is higher than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 719
2006 652
2007 605
2008 616
2009 601
2010 581
2011 566
2012 593

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.4
2006 13
2007 10.8
2008 12.4
2009 11
2010 13.8
2011 13.5
2012 12.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.46870653685675
2006 0.48773006134969
2007 0.50413223140496
2008 0.51623376623377
2009 0.53577371048253
2010 0.54044750430293
2011 0.52650176678445
2012 0.60033726812816

Compare Thomas Jefferson Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,240.0% 12.4:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 60.0%
 

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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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