• Dear Students and Families,

    Students at Jefferson are cared for by the entire staff.  Our teaching staff is dedicated to our students and the profession of education.  They are continuous learners and implement best instructional practices. The students at our school are the reason that we exist.

    At Jefferson School, students, parents, staff and community members collaborate on constructing and fulfilling a vision of success for our school. Jefferson is a learning community committed to creating a culture for growth, creativity, and powerful learning. We are dedicated to cultivating a learning environment that builds on children's strengths and unique talents while actively exhibiting high expectations for all students.  We strive to create innovative thinkers who become self-confident, responsible, life-long learners. All segments of the school community assume leadership roles in moving our school towards a vision of educational excellence. Teaching and learning is based on current research and best practice. At Jefferson School, all children have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential in an environment that celebrates and embraces diverse learners.  

    Inside this handbook are the policies and procedures for Jefferson and the Wauwatosa School District. Please read through the information with your child to ensure understanding of the expectations outlined in the handbook.

    Being a part of a community of engaged learners, dedicated teachers, caring staff, and supportive parents is truly remarkable. We thank you for trusting your child’s education to us. Please do not hesitate to contact me during the school year with any questions or concerns.


    Mark Carter, Principal

    Jefferson Elementary School




    To Report an Absence - Please call Attendance Line: (414)773-1202