At The Jefferson School we are reimagining education — one engaged, motivated child at a time.


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CURIOSITY     CREATIVITY     COMMUNITY

MISSION

The Jefferson School inspires a love for learning through an innovative academic environment focused on exploration, discovery and active participation for students in preschool through grade 8.


VISION

The vision of The Jefferson School is to develop influential life-long learners by promoting independent thinking, collaboration and creative problem solving with a respect for people and our environment.

Mindset meets design thinking through project-based learning, resulting in a community coming together to solve real issues. Rebecca shares her instructor training experience with T³ Alliance and their organized collaboration between Upward Bound programs across the nation.

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David Ross explains how in Place-Based Education the nature of a place determines the culture of the classroom to an extraordinary degree.

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High expectations are an important part of a school model, culture and community. Here are several examples of schools and programs that are helping students learn to deliver on professional grade expectations.

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