Mission Statement

  • Our mission statement is:

    For our students to perform at grade level and above in Reading and Math from Kindergarten to grade 5.

    To give our students concrete knowledge of America and the world in which we live.

    Give our students knowledge and a higher understanding of great literature and literary works.

    Expose our students to the arts and the science of the multicultural society in which we live.

    Maintain an environment of excellence, responsibility, diversity.

    Create an environment that prepares students, faculty and staff members for the technological millennium.

School Level Goal

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    School Level Goal

    2017-18 School Year


    Ensure that there is a system within the school that fully ensures school-wide use of data that is focused on school improvement and the academic growth of all students.


    Jefferson School Level Plan 07/01/2017- 06/30/2-18

Welcome to Jefferson

  •   Jefferson Elementary School
    Welcome to Jefferson Elementary School!
    Jefferson Elementary is a neighborhood elementary school located in Erie Pennsylvania. We currently enroll close to 600 students in Kindergarten though grade 5.

    Jefferson employs 32 dedicated and experienced classroom teachers, 3 special education teachers, art, music, and physical education teachers, and 2 School Wide Specialists who provide help in Reading and Math. We also have a school nurse, a guidance counselor, and a speech teacher.

    Our focus is on caring and respect for ourselves and others, striving for academic success, and pursuing educational and personal development.
    Our vision is to create a positive learning environment to educate all students effectively. Each student is expected to achieve at a high level of academic performance, function effectively in the community, and contribute to the broader society.
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School Newspaper

  • Summer Edition 2018 ~ Jefferson School Newspaper

     Click Here!

Parent Guides

  • Support your children with these grade-by-grade parent guides provided by the National PTA:

How to Reach Us

  • 230 East 38th Street
    Erie, PA 16504
    Phone: (814) 874-6650
    Fax: (814) 874-6656

    Jeff Boam
    Assistant Principal:
    John Bayhurst

Bell Schedule

  • Opening Bell     Closing Bell
    8:00 a.m.           2:30 p.m. 

Standard Alignment System (SAS)