Jefferson Elementary School

More about this school

  • School Type

    Elementary School (K, 1-5)
  • Estimated Enrollment

  • 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 excited to welcome families to our campus for in-person tours on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 8:15 AM. Tour opportunities (now booking for January 2024) are now available.

    More information including a sign up form can be found at this link.

    Sign up for a school tour at

  • This School Feeds Into

  • Neighborhood

    Inner Sunset
  • School Bus

  • School Meals

    Breakfast, Lunch

    View menus at

  • School Code

  • 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.

  • After School Programs

    SFUSD Early Education Department Out of School Time (OST) Program, K-5th grade, MTRF 2:05-5:45pm; W 12:55-5:45pm: Families can reach out to the Jefferson OST program at: 415-759-2795 or email at and speak with Ms. Mary Lin, Principal or Ms. Diana Roniss, Office Manager. YMCA: until 6:00pm. information about the YMCA's after school program at Jefferson, please contact Alexandra Zussman at
  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Contact Info


Map showing the location of the school.
Jefferson Elementary School
K, 1-5
1725 Irving Street, San Francisco, 94122
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Mo - Tu: 7:50 am-2:05 pm
We: 7:50 am-12:50 pm
Th - Fr: 7:50 am-2:05 pm