St. Louis City Schools

Jefferson Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • 235 Students
  • Average Class Size: 25
  • School Day: 8:05am – 3:02pm
  • Extended Care: 7:40am – 6pm
  • Opened in 1958
  • Uniform Required
  • Jefferson Elementary is Saint Louis Public Schools only arts-integrated school. As a pilot school for arts-integration, Jefferson uses the arts to teach the core curriculum, resulting in students studying dance, drama, music, visual art, and creative writing while they learn math, science, social studies, and ELA knowledge and skills, including reading and writing.
  • Breakfast is served daily from 7:40am - 8:15am. Hot breakfast is served until 8:05am. Students arriving after 8:05am will be served a cereal breakfast.
  • Jefferson Elementary is one of five St. Louis Public Schools pilot schools. As an arts integrated elementary school, the only of its kind in St. Louis, Jefferson uses the arts to help teach concepts and skills in the core curriculum. Throughout the day, each classroom teacher uses the arts to help improve student understanding of the material, improve student performance, and make connections between the curriculum and the studentsí lives.
  • Students also attend school arts performances, go on field trips to experience the offerings of partner organizations like the Saint Louis Symphony or the Missouri History Museum.
  • Provides Saturday School and Before and After School tutoring for all students who are interested.
  • Extracurriculars: Chess, Tennis, Basketball]
  • Gifted Education: We test all Kindergarten and 3rd grade students yearly to ensure that students get the best start as soon as they can.
  • Special Education: We offer both Cross Cat and Resource services.
  • Parent Involvement: Participate in the PTO as an officer or a general member to help shape the education your student receives! We hold monthly PTO meetings as well as activities during and after the school day that includes your child's participation!


  • Lacks Racial Diversity


This School SLPS Avg
57.1% -21.5% 74.6% 1.5%
In 2016, earned 57.1% of possible APR/MSIP points
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Test Scores

This School SLPS Avg State Avg
16.1% 31.4% 55.8%
In 2016, 16.1% of students tested Proficient or Above
For more details, see MODESE's School Report Card

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