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
6 267
7 228
8 229
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomas Jefferson Middle School is a public elementary school located in Valparaiso, IN in the Valparaiso Community School District. It enrolls 724 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 19.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 724
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19:1
Full Time Teachers: 38.06

Show Your School Spirit With Shirts and Apparel

Sale price: $19.99
Sale price: $25.99

Find Former TJMS Alumni

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 369
(51%)
2,078
(49%)
 Male 355
(49%)
2,165
(51%)

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Students by Ethnicity

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 White 556
(77%)
3,415
(80%)
 Hispanic 67
(9%)
408
(10%)
 Black 43
(6%)
146
(3%)
 Two or More 41
(6%)
189
(4%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
78
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 472
(65%)
2,969
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 221
(31%)
1,110
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(4%)
164
(4%)
* 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 (34.8%) is 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 657
2006 712
2007 689
2008 683
2009 660
2010 682
2011 691
2012 724

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 N/A
2007 17.5
2008 17.4
2009 15.2
2010 16.7
2011 15.2
2012 19

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2130898021309
2006 0.25280898876404
2007 0.26850507982583
2008 0.28111273792094
2009 0.35
2010 0.32991202346041
2011 0.39073806078148
2012 0.34806629834254

Compare Thomas Jefferson Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
1,900.0% 19.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 34.8%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Valparaiso, IN
Public 06 - 08 724 19:1  
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Valparaiso, IN
Public KG - 05 280 18.7:1 1 miles
Immanuel Lutheran School
Valparaiso, IN
Private PK - 08 290 18:1 1 miles
Parkview Elementary School
Valparaiso, IN
Public KG - 05 268 17.9:1 1 miles
Northview Elementary School
Valparaiso, IN
Public KG - 05 305 20.3:1 2 miles
St Paul Catholic School
Valparaiso, IN
Private KG - 08 358 25:1 2 miles
Cooks Corners Elementary School
Valparaiso, IN
Public KG - 05 234 15.6:1 2 miles
Victory Christian Academy
Valparaiso, IN
Private PK - 12 261 12:1 2 miles
Central Elementary School
Valparaiso, IN
Public KG - 05 373 18.6:1 2 miles
Benjamin Franklin Mid School
Valparaiso, IN
Public 06 - 08 791 17.4:1 2 miles
Memorial Elementary School
Valparaiso, IN
Public KG - 05 351 20.6:1 2 miles
High Schools Elementary Schools

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.

All Rights Reserved. Copyright © 2017. ElementarySchools.org.