NEW SCHOOL HOURS

Office Hours– 7:30 AM-3:30 PM Student Drop-Off Time —7:15-7:45 AM (All students will be dropped off in the gym) School Hours 7:45 AM-2:40 PM    

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Breakfast is FREE for all Jefferson Students

7:15 am-7:45 am  Gym doors open-students choose to  pick up breakfast or not,  and sit with their class. 7:45 am-Announcements are made in the gym, students are escorted upstairs by their teacher to eat breakfast in their classroom. …

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On Line Registration Now Open

Online Registration now open. Check your email for the link to get you started. If you have questions, please contact Becky at 242-8416 or email her at:  rebecca.archer@dmschools.org.    

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Scouting the Routes for Safe Walks to School

The school bell times at Jefferson will change with the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Our new start time is 7:30 AM and we will dismiss at 2:25 PM, with a 75 minute early dismissal on Wednesdays. Please click on the headline to learn more about how we are engaging our staff to ensure an orderly transition when school resumes August 23.

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New School Hours Beginning in August

Beginning in August, all schools at DMPS will have new hours. The new hours at our school will be 7:30 AM to 2:25 PM. The change is being made to better serve the educational needs of students, based on research into the sleep patterns of children and teenagers. Click the headline for more information.

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Breakfast Free For All Students This Year

We’re pleased to tell you every Des Moines Public Schools elementary student will now have access to breakfast at no cost to the students or their families. This expansion means almost every school in the district offers at least one no-cost meal option during the day. Click on the headline to find out more about why DMPS now offers free breakfast to K-5 students!

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Virtual Backpack Replaces Paper Flyers

No more pulling crumpled paper flyers from your student’s backpack! Opportunities in the community will now be available online, instead of jumbled up with homework and artwork. Read about child-friendly community events and opportunities, or post a flyer of your own. Click on the headline to read more about Virtual Backpack.

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High Tech Meets Visitor Sign-In at Jefferson

At DMPS, we work to ensure that students are receiving a great education in schools that are not only first-rate learning environments, but are also safe and secure. Over the years DMPS has taken many steps to better ensure the safety and well being of our students, staff, parents and visitors. This spring and summer, DMPS will begin implementing an Electronic Visitor Check-In system for parents and visitors. Click on the headline to read more.

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