Joliet Public Schools | District 86


Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

Principal: Christopher Latting

2651 West Glenwood Avenue
Joliet, IL 60435-5299

Phone: (815) 725-0262
Fax: (815) 741-7631

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

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School Hours

Grades K-5
Start Time 9:00 am
Regular Dismissal 3:10 pm
School Improvement Day Dismissal 12:15 pm

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Welcome to Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, home of the Patriots! 

Approximately 500 kindergarten–fifth grade students attend Thomas Jefferson Elementary School. Our outstanding staff and very dedicated PTO have a long history of working hand in hand to create and maintain a school environment that is data driven and student focused.

At Jefferson, we offer many opportunities for students to thrive as learners. Our diverse students have the opportunity to participate in general education, fine arts, and practical arts programming.  Our school also houses a bilingual program. 

The entire staff at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School collaborates with students and families throughout the school year.  Our work together will be an important component in ensuring that all children are equipped with the skills necessary for success as they advance through our educational system.



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District 86 Employees Attend School

Employees attended professional development sessions presented by their colleagues featuring Best Practices aligned to District 86 initiatives.




Last Day of Classes before Winter Break
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December 18, 2015

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Last Day of Classes before Winter Break
(All Day Event)

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