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About Jefferson

Jefferson School is located in the city of Reedley, California and is one of seven K-5 schools in the Kings Canyon Unified School District.  Jefferson serves approximately 400 students in grades Kindergarten through five.  A total of 37 employees (21 certificated staff and 16 classified staff) serve the needs of students at Jefferson School.

The school provides a safe and nurturing environment that fosters the academic, social and emotional development of every child. Expectations for students’ behavior and academic achievement are high.  School personnel and students’ families work together to help students achieve these high standards.  All expectations are clearly defined and consistently reinforced.  All staff believe that positive reinforcements promote learning. 

The school provides an After School program for its students on a daily basis.  An adult education program provides a number of classes for the parent community as well.  Jefferson School has also been closely involved with the community through the YMAP program.


Mission Statement:

Jefferson School as a place where:

  • Children’s individual worth will be recognized.
  • Children’s needs will receive the highest priority.
  • Children have equal opportunities to learn.
  • Children will be expected to behave and achieve at their highest level of potential.
  • Children’s teachers and support staff will be committed to providing a quality education.
  • Children’s environment will be safe and conducive to learning.
  • Children’s parents will be involved in planning can carrying out the school program.