Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Serves grades 5 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
655 Teaneck Rd
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone
(201) 833-5471
District
TEANECK SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
BERGEN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
549
Classroom Teachers
60

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

6

(10 is best)

Better than 51.3% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Thomas Jefferson Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 56 52
Proficiency in Reading 56 57
Proficiency in Math 56 48

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 48
Proficiency in Reading 58 55
Proficiency in Math 32 42

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 54 51
Proficiency in Reading 68 61
Proficiency in Math 39 42

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 42
Proficiency in Reading 73 58
Proficiency in Math 47.7 26

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 9.15
AVG FOR DISTRICT 10.43
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 5 116 21.1%
Grade 6 132 24.0%
Grade 7 132 24.0%
Grade 8 137 25.0%
Total 549 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 11.9% 13.7% 45.8%
Black 37.5% 37.3% 16.0%
Hispanic 34.5% 35.9% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 15.4% 12.3% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.9% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 38.1% 41.0% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.0% 33.4% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.1% 7.6% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 40,977 9,005,644
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 6,566.4 1,220
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.5% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.0% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.0% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.0% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 16.5% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 13,316 3,199,111
Single Parent Households With Children 9.6% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.7% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 55.8% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 32.8% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.5% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.3% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.8% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.7% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.0% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 6.1% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,723 $50,116,396 48.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $3,199 $11,682,748 11.3%
Staff $778 $2,841,256 2.8%
General Administration $304 $1,110,208 1.1%
School Administration $1,226 $4,477,352 4.4%
Operation $1,936 $7,070,272 6.9%
Transportation $878 $3,206,456 3.1%
Other $668 $2,439,536 2.4%
Total Support $8,990 $32,831,480 31.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,478 $20,005,656 19.4%
Total Expenditures $28,190 $102,949,880 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,604 $14,970,833,107 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,968 $2,777,873,561 9.2%
Staff $577 $814,793,701 2.7%
General Administration $375 $529,617,536 1.8%
School Administration $962 $1,357,954,822 4.5%
Operation $1,857 $2,621,550,093 8.7%
Transportation $744 $1,049,805,051 3.5%
Other $474 $668,867,364 2.2%
Total Support $6,956 $9,820,594,337 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,874 $5,468,730,747 18.1%
Total Expenditures $21,433 $30,260,179,262 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%