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Thomas Jefferson Elementary School (leave a review)
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+1 (641) 792-2498

112 Thomas Jefferson Rd

Newton, Iowa


About Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Kindergarten - 3rd Grade

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is one of 8 schools found in the Newton Comm School District of Iowa.

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 3rd Grade. Compared to other schools in Iowa, this is a relatively average sized school since it has an enrolment of 412 students.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

At Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, the average teaching salary of $49,557 is lower than the Iowa state average of $57,167.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

School-wide program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School 412$11,98113$49,5570.25
Woodrow Wilson Elementary School (0.93 miles) 327$13,69813$46,0010.19
Newton Senior High School (1.56 miles) 819$15,17616$59,3900.16
Basics and Beyond Alternative School (1.65 miles) 44$42,4476$50,1250.17
Emerson Hough Elementary School (1.65 miles) 138$11,737200.19
Berg Elementary School (2.58 miles) 430$13,55713$41,5630.25

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

Number of pupils412
Funding per pupil$11,981
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$49,557
Diversity index0.25

Woodrow Wilson Elementary School (0.93 miles)

Number of pupils327
Funding per pupil$13,698
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$46,001
Diversity index0.19

Newton Senior High School (1.56 miles)

Number of pupils819
Funding per pupil$15,176
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$59,390
Diversity index0.16

Basics and Beyond Alternative School (1.65 miles)

Number of pupils44
Funding per pupil$42,447
Pupils per teacher6
Average teacher salary$50,125
Diversity index0.17

Emerson Hough Elementary School (1.65 miles)

Number of pupils138
Funding per pupil$11,737
Pupils per teacher20
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.19

Berg Elementary School (2.58 miles)

Number of pupils430
Funding per pupil$13,557
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$41,563
Diversity index0.25
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Rankings within Iowa
There are 1,377 schools in Iowa. Rankings don't always go up to 1,377 because some schools have missing data.
426thlargest school
364thhighest number of FTE teachers
476thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
938thhighest average teaching salary
297thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
543rdhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
551sthighest diversity index
579thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 3rd Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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