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Joby Gifford, Principal
Jason Thompson, Assistant Principal
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Life at Jefferson

Jefferson Elementary School is full of eager students and great staff doing wonderful things. Check out what an average day looks like.

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Register online for "Race Back to School" 5K Run/Walk

You can register online for the "Race Back to School" 5K Run/Walk being held at Schalmont CSD on Saturday,September 16, 2017.  Click here to learn how you can sign up

2017-18 supply lists for Jefferson Elementary School

These are the lists of supplies students are asked to have for instruction at the start of the 2017-18 school year  Click here for the complete list

2017 Summer Office Schedule

Schalmont CSD offices will be operating on a summer schedule now through August Click here for more details

Fourth Grade Class honored during Moving Up Ceremony

Fourth Grade students at Jefferson Elementary School celebrate moving up a grade with their parents and teachers. Click here for the full story.

Schalmont's walk/ride distance establishment vote postponed

The June 15 vote to establish walk/ride distances for students has been postponed. Read more about the decision here.

Please take Schalmont's Technology & Learning Survey

We are asking parents to fill out our Technology & Learning questionnaire. Click here to get started.

Camp Invention returning to JES this summer

Camp Invention for students in grades K-6 is returning to Jefferson Elementary Aug. 7-11. New and exciting modules will have students fully engaged with STEM learning. Price for the camp is $225. If you register before March 20, use the promo code Discover25 to save $25. Registering two or more siblings? Enter promotion code SIBLING to receive $25 off per child. (Promotion offers cannot be combined). Register at or by calling (800) 968-4332. Email our Camp Director, Mrs. Melchior at if you have any questions.

Turn off TV events

Check out the free family fun nights the Jefferson PTO has planned several events throughout the month. view event schedule

When the weather outside is frightful...

When winter weather arrives, the Schalmont Central School District has established criteria for deciding whether to close school for the day, cancel afternoon and evening activities, or dismiss students earlier than normal. Learn more about the process

Sign up for Tools for Schools

Sign up for Price Chopper's Tools for Schools and help Jefferson Elementary earn points to get needed equipment for free such as school supplies, musical instruments, and playground equipment. All you have to do is sign up by entering your Price Chopper card number and the school's code, which is 16008.

Safety procedures at Jefferson

The front doors at Jefferson Elementary School facing Princetown Road are only being used for student arrival and dismissal each day. These doors will remain locked at all other times. All student drop offs, pickups, and parent visitors should enter the building via the primary office accessed by Ford Avenue. Learn more


 Schalmont's Board of Education adopts 2017-18 budget proposal

 District budget vote and board election is May 16, 2017

• Free, reduced meal applications available

District procedures for school closings and delays

Parents: access your student's academic information online

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