Welcome to Jefferson Community School!

Jefferson is a vibrant community school located in the heart of the Uptown area of Minneapolis. Jefferson is a school where children are nurtured and encouraged, where creativity and kindness are cherished, and kids are held accountable and mentored to find their gifts and paths to success. Involvement by our families and our surrounding community greatly contribute to our learning environment.

Used Book Sale

Monday August 22, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m, Jefferson Cafeteria

Open House - August 25th

Jefferson Community School is excited to welcome students back to school! We will be holding an Open House on Thursday August 25th! Join us from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on the playground. Meet your teachers and our new Principal Holly Kleppe. While you are here, be sure to stop by to pick up some used books for your students to read at home!

The first day of school for 1st through 8th grades will be Monday, August 29th. The first day of school for Kindergarten and High-5 students will be Wednesday, August 31st. We look forward to seeing everyone!

Junior Achievement Volunteers
Junior Achievement at Jefferson

On Friday, April 29th, Jefferson had many wonderful volunteers from Wells Fargo teaching about economics and real world connections.

Survey input needed

We’re doing our annual review of the middle school sports program and we’d like to get your input. Please complete this short survey.

State of the School

Click here to find out how Jefferson is working.

Snowy Street
Inclement Weather Policy

Winter weather is here, and it will stay for a while. Rarely, we may have to close school to help ensure the safety of our students and staff. If we do, we will let you know as soon as possible by phone, text, social media, and website or through your local news station. Call us at 612-668-2720 to update your contact information. Check out our inclement weather policy to know more about why we might cancel school.

STEM Pathways

Learn more about the STEM Pathways partnership at Jefferson here

Family Involvement Plan

Click here to learn more about our Family Involvement Plan.

Jefferson's School Improvement Plan

Learn more about how we are working to improve Jefferson.

Tour Jefferson!

You are invited to come tour Jefferson Community School!