Thomas Jefferson Middle

Overview

Student Enrollment
899
Best Middle School in California
#791
 Rating 4 out of 10
Grades 7th grade to 9th grade
School District Madera Unified
Type Public
 Phone (559)673-9286
 Location 1407 Sunset Ave.
Madera, CA 93637
Charter School No

Thomas Jefferson Middle has an academic rating slightly below the average for California middle schools based on its average test performance. It is ranked 791st in the best public middle schools in California.

Racial Demographics

The Thomas Jefferson Middle student body is mostly Hispanic with a smaller White population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White12.7%114
Black1.6%14
Hispanic83%746
Asian Pacific1.4%13
Native American Indian0.4%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.9%8

Family Income

vs. other California middle schools
Lower 32.3%

70.4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the California middle school median of 55.5%. By this measure, Thomas Jefferson Middle students are largely lower-middle income and rank 925th in California for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
7th Grade424
8th Grade475
Total899

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
28%
Rank in California
791st
Rating
4 out of 10

Students at Thomas Jefferson Middle scored an average 28% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the California Department of Education. Performance is slightly below the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the bottom 42.9% of California middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls22%39%
Boys21%31%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Blackless than 50%*less than 50%*
Hispanic19%32%
Multiracialless than 50%*less than 50%*
White40% to 44%*55% to 59%*
With Disabilites5% or less*10% to 14%*
Limited English5% or less*5% or less*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%10%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate13%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.4%2
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
California Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students10.2%107
Boys15.1%82
Girls4.9%25
California Median0.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students5.9%62
Boys7.2%39
Girls4.2%23

Location

Thomas Jefferson Middle
1407 Sunset Ave.
Madera, CA
93637
(559)673-9286

5 out of 10 1

District

Madera Unified
Madera, CA