The Jefferson School is an independent, coeducational day school which offers an innovative academic program designed to foster an enthusiasm for learning and an atmosphere of academic excellence. The school seeks to stimulate intellectual curiosity, academic performance and social commitment.
The multi-aged classes are organized to accommodate the wide range of developmental levels common among young children.
The classes encourage a cooperative learning environment, where children become more accepting of their strengths and weaknesses and learn from each other.
In this setting, students advance at rates which match their individual developmental abilities.
We strive to prepare an environment where children's self-esteem is fostered, where students are prepared to meet the challenges of a complex world, and where children are empowered, academically, emotionally, and socially, to become strong members of the school and the world communities in which they live.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1991

Student Body

Total Students
99 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade
The Jefferson School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Why Choose TJS  
  • Experiential Learning
  • The Jefferson School excels in the area of integration of curriculum and in providing "hands-on" learning experiences for its students at their appropriate developmental level. Our students actively participate in their education. We believe that children learn best while observing, listening and taking part in group discussions and projects that engage all their senses.  
  • Small Classes
  • Our commitment to small classes fosters cooperation and respect, allowing our students to become members of a community of learners. We encourage personal relationships between teachers, students and fellow students by allowing them to interact in classrooms with a teacher-student ratio that averages 1:10.  
  • Responsible Self-Starters
  • Students are encouraged to schedule their time, arrange their day, and to complete their assigned and selected work. As a result of these efforts, our students develop a high level of self-discipline, responsibility and maturity.  
  • Culture of Respect
  • One of the most important aspects of TJS is our culture of respect. We believe so strongly that this one standard encompasses all others, we choose to constantly affirm that "Respect Is The Rule" of The Jefferson School.  
  • We follow the Five Rules of Respect:
  • 1. Try to be your best self.
  • 2. Use your manners - be polite
  • 3. Be responsible for your words
  • 4. Be responsible for your actions
  • 5. Treat everyone with the same consideration
Source: Verified school update

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