Thomas Jefferson Elementary
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Welcome to Thomas Jefferson Elementary!

Welcome to the home of the TJ Tigers!

With a strong history of academic excellence, Thomas Jefferson prides itself on offering opportunities that help each and every TJ Tiger learn, grow, and achieve.

Our mission is to challenge and empower our students daily to achieve their personal best.  Focusing in every classroom on the importance of persistence, respectfulness, dependability and more. With sports, art club, robotics and more, students will see that they can pursue any interest here at Thomas Jefferson.

Learn more about our amazing school by checking out the links below or contact us today!

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the school's hours?

Doors open: 8:40 a.m.

School begins: 9:00 a.m.

School ends: 3:25 p.m.

Office hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

I don't live in Jeffersonville. Can my child still attend?

If you live in Indiana, your child can attend Thomas Jefferson Elementary! Call our school for more information at (812) 288-4855.

How do I report a student absence?

A phone call from a parent or guardian to the school office prior to 10:00 a.m. is required for any absences, tardiness, or schedule changes. A voice mail message may be left on the general mailbox 24 hours per day by calling (812) 288-4855.

How do I sign up for transportation?

Steps to receive transportation

  1. Please make sure your child is registered in Powerschool at the school level.  No students are allowed to ride unless the info in PS is correct. Write the student ID down in a safe place.
  2. Check here or download the Ride360 app to see if your child is assigned to a bus. If the address and stop is correct, you are finished.  If the info is incorrect or there is no info available, please fill out a transportation form located here.
  3.  After you have filled out the request form, go back to the Ride360 website or app to see updated route information. (updated route info may take up to 3 business days.)

There are several advantages to downloading the Ride360 app to access bus route info. Not only will it provide you with the bus information but you can live track the school bus your child is assigned to within the app. The transportation department utilizes the app to communicate with parents regarding bus changes/time changes. (When you are setting up the app for the first time, it will ask for the school your child attends. Please type in Greater Clark County Schools.)

For more information on our Department of Transportation, click here.

Do you offer before and after school childcare?

Greater Clark County Schools has partnered with Communities In Schools of Clark County to provide before and after-school childcare for Thomas Jefferson Elementary students. To learn more about Communities In Schools of Clark County or to register your child, please contact Communities in Schools at (812) 280-0028 or visit cisofclark.org.

How much are meals?

Breakfast and lunch are free to all students at Thomas Jefferson Elementary for the 2020-21 school year, due to federal funding available to assist families during this time.

For more information on our Department of Food Services, click here.

Where are you located?

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