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
6 280
7 265
8 287
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomas Jefferson Middle School is a public elementary school located in Waukegan, IL in the Waukegan Community Unit School District 60. It enrolls 832 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 832
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 57

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Thomas Jefferson Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 420
(50%)
6,166
(51%)
 Female 412
(50%)
5,953
(49%)

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 613
(74%)
9,597
(79%)
 Black 161
(19%)
1,741
(14%)
 White 24
(3%)
363
(3%)
 Two or More 16
(2%)
223
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
121
(1%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
65
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
9
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 501
(60%)
6,987
(58%)
 Not Eligible 331
(40%)
5,132
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* 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 (60.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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 762
2006 856
2007 843
2008 801
2009 842
2010 899
2011 904
2012 912
2013 916
2014 912
2015 832

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.4
2006 18.2
2007 20.1
2008 13.8
2009 13.8
2010 15.2
2011 14.3
2012 13.1
2013 15.4
2014 12.5
2015 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57217847769029
2006 0.60981308411215
2007 0.69395017793594
2008 0.64169787765293
2009 0.70783847980998
2010 0.706340378198
2011 0.59402654867257
2012
2013 0.69759825327511
2014 0.73135964912281
2015 0.60216346153846

Compare Thomas Jefferson Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.2%
 

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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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