Jerry Thomas Elementary School

Public K-5

 800 Maplewood Dr
       Jupiter, FL  33458-5543


 (561) 741-9100

 School Website

District: Palm Beach

SchoolDigger Rank:
641st of 2,182 Florida Elementary Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $9,593Help

Student/teacher ratio:  14.7
Number of students:  819

Racial breakdown:

White:
55.8%
Hispanic:
28.6%
African American:
6.0%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  46.6%

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Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19, the Florida Department of Education did not administer assessments for the 2019-2020 school year. SchoolDigger will resume updating its rankings when test scores are released in 2021.


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Compare Details Jerry Thomas Elementary School ranks better than 70.6% of elementary schools in Florida. It also ranks 45th among 128 ranked elementary schools in the Palm Beach School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2019 the calculated Average Standard Score was 69.31. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Racial makeup is: White (55.8%), Hispanic (28.6%), African American (6%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 46.6% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
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Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Jerry Thomas Elementary School is 14.7, which is the 41st best among 128 elementary schools in the Palm Beach School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at Jerry Thomas Elementary School is $9,593, which is the 58th highest among 128 elementary schools in the Palm Beach School District.
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Schooldigger 2019 Rankings:

Jerry Thomas Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks Jerry Thomas Elementary School 641st of 2182 Florida public elementary schools. (See Jerry Thomas Elementary School in the ranking list.)

Palm Beach:

SchoolDigger ranks Palm Beach 31st of 67 Florida school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Jerry Thomas Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2006 90.71 106th 1688 93.7%
2007 92.00 64th 1786 96.4%
2008 90.67 93rd 1789 94.8%
2009 91.52 70th 1847 96.2%
2010 91.45 74th 1919 96.1%
2011 89.22 120th 1985 94.0%
2012 83.82 267th 1984 86.5%
2013 80.09 349th 2029 82.8%
2014 81.68 339th 2064 83.6%
2016 77.04 440th 2087 78.9%
2017 70.68 601st 2112 71.5%
2018 65.74 713th 2118 66.3%
2019 69.31 641st 2182 70.6%

Data source: test scores: Florida Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Florida Department of Education

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by a parent
Friday, January 15, 2016

Open Quote This is horrible school to bring a child in!

I will start with a story:
Three years ago, my 5 years old daughter on her first day in kindergarten at the end of the school day was sent somewhere on a bus instead of aftercare program where she was supposed to go. Luckily, I got a call from a stranger from the neighborhood where she was dropped off pretty far away from our house. My child was alone, scared and crying. Do you want this to happen to your child on the first day of school? Any day of school?
The personnel is very rude, the principal is low energy not interested in doing anything, just getting by. If any emergency happens - everything goes to hell. To say it is disorganized is not to say anything. It seems to impossible for staff who work there to get things right, or to give even simple instructions. Chaotic, disorganized, not caring. Close Quote


by a parent
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Open Quote Great school!
We moved from NC a year ago, and love this school, the staff is great and kids are very happy here...
My daughter is doing excellent in her gifted classes Close Quote


by a parent
Sunday, November 17, 2013

Open Quote This school should be avoided because of poor principal leadership. The school officials do not communicate with parents and exclude certain parents from their children's education. POOR school. Close Quote



Enrollment information for Jerry Thomas Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 1304 128 12 37 5 n/a n/a 0 1486
1989 1465 139 18 25 6 n/a n/a 0 1653
1990 1316 69 12 33 10 n/a n/a 0 1440
1991 690 59 6 20 6 n/a n/a 0 781
1992 668 52 7 30 5 n/a n/a 0 762
1993 707 45 3 31 4 n/a n/a 0 790
1994 731 55 6 31 2 n/a n/a 0 825
1995 713 61 9 33 3 n/a n/a 0 819
1996 713 61 9 33 3 n/a n/a 0 819
1997 702 53 6 26 3 n/a n/a 0 790
1998 702 47 12 20 2 n/a n/a 0 783
1999 674 44 14 23 1 n/a n/a 0 756
2000 659 41 14 36 0 n/a n/a 0 750
2001 729 44 20 53 3 n/a n/a 0 849
2002 740 36 14 77 3 n/a n/a 0 870
2003 740 36 14 77 3 n/a n/a 0 870
2004 688 43 13 92 5 n/a n/a 0 841
2005 687 46 14 95 7 n/a n/a 0 849
2006 684 46 10 99 5 n/a n/a 0 844
2007 614 41 10 118 3 n/a n/a 31 817
2008 575 61 9 138 1 n/a n/a 33 817
2009 583 47 12 154 2 n/a n/a 35 833
2010 619 51 22 140 6 n/a n/a 23 861
2011 573 61 28 169 5 4 25 0 865
2012 544 68 20 195 2 0 30 0 859
2013 578 61 23 194 3 1 44 0 904
2014 552 59 26 216 4 0 48 0 905
2015 496 53 18 237 5 0 44 0 853
2016 446 49 25 254 5 0 46 0 825
2017 411 39 31 236 4 0 44 0 765
2018 459 50 35 231 4 0 41 0 820
2019 457 49 42 234 4 0 33 0 819

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Jerry Thomas Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1486 77.0 19.2 16.6
1989 1653 85.0 19.4 11.3
1990 1440 74.0 19.4 10.6
1991 781 76.0 10.2 13.1
1992 762 40.0 19.0 n/a
1993 790 37.0 21.4 14.8
1994 825 39.0 21.2 17.3
1995 819 40.0 20.5 16.8
1996 819 40.0 20.5 16.8
1997 790 36.0 21.9 11.5
1998 783 35.0 22.4 14.4
1999 756 36.0 21.0 15.3
2000 750 36.0 20.8 24.1
2001 849 37.0 22.9 20.5
2002 870 41.0 21.2 22
2003 870 41.0 21.2 22
2004 841 44.0 19.1 25.1
2005 849 45.0 18.9 23.6
2006 844 50.0 16.9 18.5
2007 817 51.0 16.0 21.1
2008 817 52.0 15.7 23.3
2009 833 64.0 15.1 25.6
2010 861 52.0 16.5 30
2011 865 55.5 15.5 34.5
2012 859 57.5 14.9 36.4
2013 904 61.0 14.8 39.9
2014 905 62.0 14.5 46.4
2015 853 59.0 14.4 48.1
2016 825 56.0 14.7 52.1
2017 765 55.0 13.9 50.2
2018 820 59.0 13.8 50.1
2019 819 55.6 14.7 46.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Jerry Thomas Elementary School

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 1486 77.0 19.2 16.6
1989 1653 85.0 19.4 11.3
1990 1440 74.0 19.4 10.6
1991 781 76.0 10.2 13.1
1992 762 40.0 19.0 n/a
1993 790 37.0 21.4 14.8
1994 825 39.0 21.2 17.3
1995 819 40.0 20.5 16.8
1996 819 40.0 20.5 16.8
1997 790 36.0 21.9 11.5
1998 783 35.0 22.4 14.4
1999 756 36.0 21.0 15.3
2000 750 36.0 20.8 24.1
2001 849 37.0 22.9 20.5
2002 870 41.0 21.2 22
2003 870 41.0 21.2 22
2004 841 44.0 19.1 25.1
2005 849 45.0 18.9 23.6
2006 844 50.0 16.9 18.5
2007 817 51.0 16.0 21.1
2008 817 52.0 15.7 23.3
2009 833 64.0 15.1 25.6
2010 861 52.0 16.5 30
2011 865 55.5 15.5 34.5
2012 859 57.5 14.9 36.4
2013 904 61.0 14.8 39.9
2014 905 62.0 14.5 46.4
2015 853 59.0 14.4 48.1
2016 825 56.0 14.7 52.1
2017 765 55.0 13.9 50.2
2018 820 59.0 13.8 50.1
2019 819 55.6 14.7 46.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
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Per Pupil Expenditures for Jerry Thomas Elementary School

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2018 $554 (6.3%) $8,270 (93.7%) $8,824
2019 $597 (6.2%) $8,996 (93.8%) $9,593

Data source: Florida Department of Education




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