Thomas Jefferson Primary School

2503 North University St, Peoria, IL 61604 | (309) 672-6531
  • Grades: PK-6
  • Student Enrollment: 443
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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2503 N University St, Peoria, IL 61604
  • Principal or Admin: Patricia S Santen
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Peoria School District 150
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,811
  • Graduation Rate: 65.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 6.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.4
  • Enrolled Students: 13,853

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 443
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 10.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 232 (52.4%)
  • Females: 206 (46.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 48 (10.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 341 (77.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 389 (87.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Thomas Jefferson Primary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.5%
Black27161.2%
Asian71.6%
Hispanic306.8%
White12828.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Thomas Jefferson Primary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten92.0%
Kindergarten6514.7%
1st Grade7316.5%
2nd Grade7216.3%
3rd Grade6414.4%
4th Grade6514.7%
5th Grade6113.8%
6th Grade347.7%
Attendance, Graduation, and Dropout Rates (2010)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.8%
District:
92.4%
State:
93.9%
Source: IL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for Thomas Jefferson Primary School

  • Reviewed by Student on August 08, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i go to this school in it is awsome my teacher was mrs.reno know im going to third grade
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on November 21, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • We have moved from Michigan and we were so impressed with the teachers and staff at TJ. The way everyone comes together as one in special times. TJ Is awesome!!
  • Reviewed by Student on December 05, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i went to that school this year and my teacher was Mrs.Maddalozzo and she was a good teacher and the school was great . i had a blast learning there.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Thomas Jefferson Primary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on ISAT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Making AYP For Reading Composite: No
Reading Composite Percentage
School:
66.8%
District:
64.9%
State:
74.4%
Making AYP For Math Composite: Yes
Math Composite Percentage
School:
75.0%
District:
69.9%
State:
80.5%

ISAT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201074.3%82.1%86.4%
200972.4%81.3%85.2%
200889.0%83.1%85.1%
 
Reading Test
201065.7%70.8%73.7%
200962.3%67.4%72.2%
200879.7%68.5%71.8%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201072.6%76.9%85.9%
200973.0%77.7%85.8%
200885.5%78.1%84.6%
 
Reading Test
201064.5%64.2%73.7%
200960.8%61.5%73.8%
200878.5%64.7%73.2%
 
Science Test
201058.1%61.9%76.6%
200967.6%65.5%76.8%
200876.4%68.8%76.2%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201070.0%73.4%83.4%
200983.4%75.7%82.5%
 
Reading Test
201061.7%62.3%74.7%
200972.2%63.2%73.5%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.5%74.4%84.6%
 
Reading Test
201078.4%72.5%81.2%
 
Source: IL Department of Education 2009-2010

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