Thomas Jefferson Elementary School



Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 34
1 42
2 40
3 44
4 32
5 34
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 Bethlehem, PA in the Bethlehem Area School District. It enrolls 226 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is the 1,602nd largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 47,063rd largest nationally. It has 12.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 226
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,063rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,602nd out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 257th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,530th out of 1,773

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 117
(52%)
4,250
(48%)
 Male 109
(48%)
4,593
(52%)

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 116
(51%)
3,546
(40%)
 White 77
(34%)
3,904
(44%)
 Black 25
(11%)
809
(9%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
237
(3%)
 Asian 4
(2%)
321
(4%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
15
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 151
(67%)
4,761
(54%)
 Not Eligible 59
(26%)
3,582
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 16
(7%)
500
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is ranked 936th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas Jefferson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.9%) is higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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
2005 284
2006 307
2007 299
2008 282
2009 264
2010 273
2011 254
2012 272
2013 245
2014 249
2015 226

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17
2006 16.5
2007 13
2008 12.3
2009 14.6
2010 15.1
2011 14.2
2012 14.8
2013 13.7
2014 14.1
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52816901408451
2006 0.50814332247557
2007 0.54849498327759
2008 0.5
2009 0.0075757575757576
2010 0.63003663003663
2011 0.62992125984252
2012 N/A
2013 0.64489795918367
2014 0.73493975903614
2015 0.73893805309735

Compare Thomas Jefferson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 73.9%
 

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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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