Jefferson Elementary School

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Every Student. Every Day.

Now Hiring: TPS Urgently Filling Classified Positions

Urgent hiring needs include assistant nurses (LPNs), substitutes, custodial staff, crossing guards, paraeducators and school support positions.

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Early Learning

Preschool programs, including full-day and half-day programs, are offered at many locations across the Tacoma School District. 

Early Learning

Academic Equity & Access

Our Academic Equity and Access goal is to support the implementation of equitable practices throughout Tacoma Public Schools. 

Academic Equity & Access

Clubs & Activities, Sports, Field Trips, and Childcare at Your School

Beyond the Bell lets you choose from more activities at your school than ever before. Choose from options for before and after school, in-service days, and school breaks.

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Family Application

Learn how to register for the Family App. Pay for meals and fees using MySchoolBucks. Register for Beyond the Bell and Club Beyond before- and after-school activities. 

Family Application

COVID-19 Health and Safety

Why do we sometimes move teachers?

Every school year, part of the routine involves shifting teachers to match where students show up for the beginning of school. This video shows you what happens in a normal year.

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