Thomas Jefferson Elementary School



Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 48
1 56
2 42
3 54
4 42
5 38
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 Valparaiso, IN in the Valparaiso Community School District. It enrolls 280 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is the 927th largest public school in Indiana and the 42,880th largest nationally. It has 18.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 280
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,880th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 927th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 693rd out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 975th out of 1,125

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 155
(55%)
2,165
(51%)
 Female 125
(45%)
2,078
(49%)

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 195
(70%)
3,415
(80%)
 Hispanic 41
(15%)
408
(10%)
 Black 19
(7%)
146
(3%)
 Two or More 18
(6%)
189
(4%)
 Asian 7
(3%)
78
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 155
(55%)
2,969
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 104
(37%)
1,110
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 21
(8%)
164
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 879th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 289
2006 255
2007 245
2008 246
2009 261
2010 288
2011 279
2012 280

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.7
2006 N/A
2007 18.8
2008 18.9
2009 19.1
2010 22.3
2011 16.4
2012 18.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37716262975779
2006 0.43921568627451
2007 0.45714285714286
2008 0.44715447154472
2009 0.51340996168582
2010 0.44791666666667
2011 0.46953405017921
2012 0.44642857142857

Compare Thomas Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,870.0% 18.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.6%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 280 18.7:1  
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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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