Welcome to Jefferson Elementary located in the heart of Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Jefferson Elementary students SOAR. Our school mantra represents a belief that all students should be Safe; take Ownership for their actions; display a great Attitude and show acceptance, and Respect themselves and others. Every person at Jefferson strives to create an environment where students feel safe and accepted. Jefferson School helps develop responsible school citizens by using Positive Behavioral Intervention & Supports (PBIS). We focus on several big ideas:
1. Students need to be taught and practice behavioral skills to be successful.
2. Students need to be recognized for positive behavior and coached to improve
behavior that falls short.
3. Behavioral data is necessary to adapt to the specific needs of students.
4. Student needs are at the center of decision making at Jefferson.
Our school constantly strives to find innovative ways to help ensure that all students will be successful. Stop by and try our playground decathlon or our SMART activities in the hallways, designed to get your brain ready to learn. Teachers utilize the Response to Intervention (RTI) model in order to provide quality instruction to students. Teachers assess and monitor the progress of all students and provide specific, targeted, research based academic interventions to students in need. And, students receive an outstanding education in all academic areas, with special emphasis on reading and math.