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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.

Winter Break
Winter Break - No School

Just a reminder! Winter Break starts Monday, December 24th and ends Friday, January 4th. The first day back is Monday, January 7th 2019. 

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All School Morning Meeting & Coffee with the Principal

Join us for All School Morning Meeting on Friday, January 11th at 9:40am in the Auditorium. Afterwards, please join Principal Kleppe and Assistant Principal Uhler for coffee and treats to talk about the amazing things happening at Jefferson!

High School Open House Schedule

Is your 8th grader ready for High School? Check out the upcoming High School Open House schedule!

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Winter Weather!

Sometimes we have to close school to help ensure the safety of our students and staff during the winter. 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. See the Winter Weather Flyers  and the MPS for Weather-Related School Closing information.

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New School Hours

School hours are now 9:30am to 4:00pm. Students can enter the building at 9:15am. 

Student Pick Up and Drop Off

If you are bringing your student(s) to school, please drop them off at Door 2 at the corner of Emerson and 26th. Please do not park here as buses are dropping off students too. 

After 9:30am, please bring your student in to Door 5 for a tardy pass. 

In the afternoon, your student(s) will be waiting outside near Door 2 on Emerson and 26th with Staff supervision. Again, please do not park here as buses are on this street to pick up students too. 

Jefferson Rennovation

Sign up to get construction updates for the upcoming rennovation of Jefferson Community School.

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Tour Jefferson!

You are invited to come tour Jefferson Community School!