Joliet Public Schools | District 86

 

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

Principal: Araceli Ordaz

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
 

MESSAGE FROM PRINCIPAL
Araceli Ordaz

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

Our school is home to approximately 475 students (Kindergarten–Fifth Grade). We have an outstanding staff and a very dedicated PTO.  At Thomas Jefferson School we offer many opportunities for students to grow in their learning.  We have a diverse student population and currently have students enrolled in General Education, Bilingual, and Hearing Impaired programming.  Student learning at Thomas Jefferson is a partnership between students, parents, and the staff to provide an outstanding educational environment.  By working together, our students learn and grow academically, behaviorally, and socially. 

In addition to the core academics of language arts, mathematics, social studies, science and health, we offer art, music, and physical education. Our fourth and fifth grade students may elect to participate in band or orchestra as well.

We realize that successful schools result when a partnership exists between the schools, parents, and the community. Our entire Thomas Jefferson community is committed to ensuring the best possible elementary school experience for all of our children.  We will continue to have a laser-like focus on student growth and hope you visit us and get to know why we are proud to be Patriots!

News

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Visitation & Aid Society Donates to District 86

Thank you to the Visitation & Aid Society of Joliet for recently donating winter hats, gloves, and scarves for our students.​

Magnet Schools Accepting Applications

Joliet Public Schools District 86 magnet schools are now accepting student applications for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.

Events

Jan

30

Parent/Teacher Conference Day - No School for Students
Event's details
January 30, 2015

All Day Event

Parent/Teacher Conference Day - No School for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

12

Jefferson - Feb PTO Meeting
Event's details
February 12, 2015

Time:06:30 PM - 07:30 PM

Jefferson - Feb PTO Meeting
 
(06:30 PM - 07:30 PM)

Feb

13

Institute Day - No School for Students
Event's details
February 13, 2015

All Day Event

Institute Day - No School for Students
 
(All Day Event)

Feb

16

Presidents' Day - No School
Event's details
February 16, 2015

All Day Event

Presidents' Day - No School
 
(All Day Event)

Welcome to Joliet Public Schools District 86

Our schools, as partners with our children's parents and with the community, will create a safe and positive environment in which all students will learn and develop to their greatest potential. All students will be empowered to become lifelong learners, responsible citizens and caring members of their communities.

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