Thomas Jefferson Elementary School



Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 93
1 106
2 108
3 100
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Newton, IA in the Newton Community School District. It enrolls 407 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is the 215th largest public school in Iowa and the 30,909th largest nationally. It has 12.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 407
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 32
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 30,909th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 215th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 159th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 128th out of 723

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 208
(51%)
879
(51%)
 Female 199
(49%)
835
(49%)

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 366
(90%)
1,536
(90%)
 Two or More 19
(5%)
72
(4%)
 Hispanic 12
(3%)
63
(4%)
 Black 8
(2%)
30
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 197
(48%)
814
(47%)
 Not Eligible 171
(42%)
773
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(10%)
127
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 126th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.0%) 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 Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 436
2011 431
2012 407

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 14.1
2011 14.4
2012 12.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.50229357798165
2011 0.54292343387471
2012 0.57985257985258

Compare Thomas Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,270.0% 12.7:1
 
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 58.0%
 

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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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