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Thomas Jefferson Middle School
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in Illinois. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in absenteeism and suspension rates exist at this school, which is concerning.

ACADEMICS

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Test scores

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A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Subject
% Proficient
English
24%
State avg: 39%
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Math
17%
State avg: 29%
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Equity

3/10

Equity overview

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A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


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ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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Hispanic
73%
Black
21%
White
2%
Two or more races
2%
Asian
1%
Native American
<1%

Teachers & staff

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Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
279 :1
State avg: 527 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
78%
State avg: 88%
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Neighborhood

600 South Lewis Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
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