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.

Free Clinic

Make sure your student is up to date with their vaccinations with these free clinic dates!

New to Jefferson? Finalize your student's registration!

Please call 612-668-2720 or email to make an appointment to register your child at Jefferson. 

The office will be open August 14th to August 30th from 7:30am to 3:30pm. 

School Supplies

Each grade level will have different requests. If there isn't anything listed for your student's grade level, please ask their teacher during Open house. 

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Open House - August 29th 4pm - 6pm


Join us for an Open House  on Thursday, August 29th between 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Meet your teachers and visit with friends before the school year starts.

Hope to see you there!

First Day of School

Tuesday, September 3rd is the first day of school for 1st through 8th graders. Students can enter the building at 9:15am to grab breakfast and head to class. 

Thursday, September 5th is the first day of school for Pre-K, High Five and Kindergarten. Students can enter the building at 9:15am to grab breakfast and head to class. 

Click this link for tips to prepare your students and family for the school year.

Student Pick Up and Drop Off

If you are bringing your student(s) to school, please drop them off at Door 5. Students can enter the building at 9:15a,  

In the afternoon, your student(s) will be waiting outside near Door 5 on Emerson and 26th with Staff supervision. 

Jefferson Rennovation

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

Tour Jefferson!

You are invited to come tour Jefferson Community School!