Thomas Jefferson Middle School

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600 S Lewis Ave

Waukegan, IL 60085

(847) 360-5473

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,100

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Thomas Jefferson Middle School

I am a student in the 6th grade ASI and I find the scool great.I learn a lot and my teachers are effective and nice.I really like the principal and vice principal,as they are nice,but strict.I feel challenged here.

Posted by a other on 09/23/10

i am currently an eighth grade GAP student at Jefferson Middle School. i have to say that i am very pleased with the school in general. i am challenged in the program and the rest of the students, GAP or not, are also doing fine for the most part. The school is making changes and everything has been ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/07/09

THis school is awful. The staff acts like if your child isn't in the GAP program they don't care if they fail. My child is now thriving at a much better public school in a different district. This school is so far behind in it's academics that when we transferred her my child told me that she was ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/13/09

My child is in the accelerated learning program, We moved here mid-year learned that her standard class was 2 months behind her. She was bored senseless, crying after school because of it. WE went through a lot to get her into the GAP program. A much better fit for my child. She is challenged and doing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/08

The Jefferson GAP program really helped me to be more successful in high school. I recommend this program to anyone who is serious about learning.

Posted by a student on 04/11/08

Awesome school! Gap has influenced my academic achievements greatly. The teachers have taken their time with each student by helping us with our studies.

Posted by a student on 06/19/07

I'm an 8th grader at Jefferson right now (06-07). I love this school. This is the best school I've ever been to. The GAP program is the best program in the area.

Posted by a student on 12/12/06

my daughter went to jefferson and it turn out to be one of the best choises i have made for my daughter. when she came from mexico she started in that school (sixth grade) and in only two years in bilingual she got transfered into regular and now she is in high school the CSP program and for what she ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/26/05

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Test scores for Thomas Jefferson Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
Waukegan Cusd 60
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Waukegan schools — Thomas Jefferson Middle School is located at 600 S Lewis Ave, Waukegan IL 60085. 600 S Lewis Ave is in the 60085 ZIP code in Waukegan, IL The school district for Thomas Jefferson Middle School is the Waukegan Cusd 60. Thomas Jefferson Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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