Thomas Jefferson Elementary



Thomas Jefferson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Jefferson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 72
1 71
2 92
3 93
4 91
5 93
6 95
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomas Jefferson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Bellflower, CA in the Bellflower Unified School District. It enrolls 607 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thomas Jefferson Elementary is the 2,116th largest public school in California and the 13,224th largest nationally. It has 24.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 607
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 13,224th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in California: 2,116th out of 6,266
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 3,227th out of 6,257
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,962nd out of 6,257

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 322
(53%)
3,553
(53%)
 Female 285
(47%)
3,196
(47%)

Thomas Jefferson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 387
(64%)
4,313
(64%)
 Black 110
(18%)
879
(13%)
 Asian 42
(7%)
561
(8%)
 White 40
(7%)
747
(11%)
 Two or More 15
(2%)
159
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 11
(2%)
61
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
29
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 423
(70%)
3,751
(56%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 103
(17%)
1,080
(16%)
 Not Eligible 81
(13%)
1,918
(28%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,241 ranked schools in California, Thomas Jefferson Elementary is ranked 1,185th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.7%) is higher than the state average of 60.7%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 701
2006 629
2007 625
2008 714
2009 693
2010 725
2011 700
2012 675
2013 639
2014 647
2015 607

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 19.9
2007 17.9
2008 21.6
2009 21
2010 N/A
2011 29.2
2012 29.3
2013 27.8
2014 24.9
2015 24.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.82025677603424
2006 0.81558028616852
2007 0.8336
2008 0.81512605042017
2009 0.86580086580087
2010 0.89103448275862
2011 0.85285714285714
2012 0.75259259259259
2013 0.86384976525822
2014 0.89335394126739
2015 0.8665568369028

Compare Thomas Jefferson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
2,430.0% 24.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 
This School 86.7%
 

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary
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Public KG - 06 607 24.3:1  
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Creative Day Preschool & Academy
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Private PK - 01 77 9:1 2 miles
Tutor Time Child Care Learning Center
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Private PK - TK 75 11:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 08 174 13:1 2 miles
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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