About Us

Program Highlights:

  • Arts for Academic Achievement: the Annenberg Challenge and Minnesota Arts and Education Partnership grants supporting arts residencies
  • Native Language Literacy Site - Spanish
  • Full-day Kindergarten
  • Full-Day High Five
  • Choir, Music and Strings
  • GEMS (Girls in Engineering, Math and Science) and GISE (Guys in Science and Engineering)
  • Middle Grades Environmental Trips to Camp Widjiwagan near Ely, MN and Lake Itsaca. 
  • Three computer labs and Internet access from every classroom
  • Active in academic competitions: Science Fair, Spelling Bee, Math Masters
  • Monthly family nights with refreshments
Jefferson History

Jefferson was built in 1923 as a junior high school.

At the time it housed 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students.