Jefferson Elementary School

More about this school

  • School Type

    Elementary School, K-5
  • Estimated Enrollment

    515
  • Principal

    • Craig Berger
  • Hours

    Mo - Tu: 7:50 am-2:05 pm
    We: 7:50 am-12:50 pm
    Th - Fr: 7:50 am-2:05 pm

     All site changes will be communicated through ParentVue.  

  • School Tour

    We are currently not offering school tours at this time. 

    More information regarding school tours will be provided at a later date. 

  • This School Feeds Into

  • Neighborhood

    Inner Sunset
  • School Bus

    94102
  • School Meals

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • School Code

    644
Overview
  • About Jefferson Elementary School

    Jefferson Elementary is a large school with a small school feel. Jefferson's unique location allows for dynamic partnerships with the greater community and the enhancement of educational opportunities for both students and teachers. The teachers and staff at Jefferson are curious learners who are passionate about delivering meaningful and authentic learning. Students come to Jefferson with a range of talents and interests that are enhanced by the numerous educational programs and Jefferson traditions. The Arts and Sciences are key strengths that directly impact student success, as well as peer mentoring and buddy programs. With a diverse student population, Jefferson takes a holistic approach and continuously focuses on differentiating instruction that meets the needs of each student. Students leave Jefferson as well-rounded citizens with skills to visualize and create a future of success for themselves and their community.

Programs
  • After School Programs

    SFUSD Early Education Department Out of School Time (OST) Program: K-5th grade Families can reach out to the Jefferson OST program at: 415-759-2795 or email at cc497@sfusd.edu and speak with Ms. Mary Lin, Principal or Ms. Diana Roniss, Office Manager. For information about the YMCA's after school program at Jefferson, please contact Alexandra Zussman at azussman@ymcasf.org.
  • Special Education Programs

    • Resource Specialist Program Services
    • Separate class - Mild/moderate with autism focus
    Resource Specialist Program (RSP)
    Autism Focused SDC Classrooms: K-2, 3-5
  • School Day Academic Enrichment

    • Computer carts
    • Education Outside
    • Library
    • Playworks
    • Project-based learning
    • Technology or computer lab
    • Technology teacher
  • Arts Enrichment

    • Arts residency
    • Ceramics
    • Choir
    • Dance
    • Gardening
    • Performing arts
    • Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Teachers
    • Visual arts
    Drama, visual arts, ceramics, dance, poetry, Adventures in Music program, San Francisco Opera School Partnership program.
  • Student Support Programs

    • Social worker
School Data

Application Data

General education entry grade seats per application: 10%
  • School Accountability Report Card (SARC)

    School Accountability Report Cards (SARCs) are required by state law and are intended to provide families with important information.

  • School Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA)

    School communities gather twice a year to review data and previous actions in order to intentionally plan for the coming months. The School Plan for Student Achievement is the template on which this review and stakeholder engagement process is codified.

  • Social-Emotional and Culture Climate Report

    SFUSD annually surveys families and school staff on a range of school climate indicators that have been found to predict positive student academic achievement. The social-emotional learning of students in grades 4-12 is also assessed.

  • 2018-2019 School Accountability Highlights

    Published annually by SFUSD to provide access to key data points and three-year trends related to student achievement and school culture-climate. The highlights are available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic, Filipino, and Vietnamese.
  • 2018-2020 Balanced Scorecard (BSC)

    A two-year plan each school creates with families, students and community members that details the school's goals and priorities.
Contact Info

Jefferson Elementary School

Grades K-5

1725 Irving Street, San Francisco, CA 94122

Get directions

7:50am - 2:05pm* (Wednesday dismissal is 12:50pm)