PROFICIENCY 28% 26% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
37%Bellflower Unified

Thomas Jefferson Elementary is a school servicing grades KG to 6 and is located in the district of "Bellflower Unified" in Bellflower, CA. There are a total of 647 students and 26 teachers at Thomas Jefferson Elementary, for a student to teacher ratio of 25 to 1. There are a total of 468 free lunch students and 110 reduced lunch students.

Thomas Jefferson Elementary has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 28.0%, which is 26% lower than the California average.


Student/Teacher ratio25:1
Free lunch468
Reduced lunch110


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Thomas Jefferson Elementary, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 6.2% 11.1% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 15.6% 13.5% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 6.7% 8.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 67.1% 62.7% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.4% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.6% 1.1% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 2.7% 3.1% 3.1%

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Bellflower demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)8,60623291
Median age38.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%52%55%
Speak English65%56%79%
Speak Spanish19%29%13%

Education level achieved in Bellflower

Completed 8th grade87.5%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school86.7%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college66.4%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree38.9%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.4%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.6%1.3%
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Source: The Thomas Jefferson Elementary data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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