Jefferson Elementary School

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600 Harkness Ln

Redondo Beach, CA 90278

(310) 798-8631

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 26

Parent Reviews

19 Parent Reviews for Jefferson Elementary School

This is a wonderful school with mostly great teachers and a very responsive principal. It also has GATE and Robotics programs. However, the GATE program leaves a lot to be desired, as they are short, 6-week classes that seem more like summer camp than a real GATE class. Jefferson could really distinguish ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/23/14

Great teachers. Down-to-earth parents. Top-notch education with gifted program and resources for those who need help. We've been there many years and love it!!! It's the parents, kids and teachers who really make it great!

Posted by a parent on 06/08/11

This is a great school, the teachers and principal really care about the students, parent involvement is very high, great educational programs.

Posted by a parent on 03/10/11

Jefferson has some of the most involved parents I've ever encountered. We truly come together as a community to support our kids and teachers, especially when budgets get cut - we pull together to try and make the school experience the best possible for everyone involved. I'm so happy we 'lucked' into ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/17/10

I love this school. The parents are extremely involved, the principle is outstanding and my daughter's teacher was phenomenal. There more volunteers for my daughters class than hours to volunteer, plus the running club, Hands-On Art and Living Well programs were all staffed by deeply committeed volunteers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/25/10

Jefferson goes above and beyond to make the parents and students welcome every day and create an environment that will excel their learning. Our daughter is in 2nd grade and we have regular communication with her teacher through email or in person when needed. Having access to her to ask a quick question ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/15/09

We are very happy with Jefferson. The school is outstanding!

Posted by a parent on 05/06/09

My daughter is in 1st grade at Jefferson and we love it. She also had a great kindergarten teacher.

Posted by a parent on 12/08/08

We transfered from another school within the district, and wow what a difference. There are many reasons why Jefferson rates the highest. The parent involvement is more than the same 30 parents, the teachers truely take the time to work with every student, and the principal is always there. Principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/19/07

Jefferson seems to offer the children what they need to advance. I feel the teachers should be approachable and that they should always try to be a positive example for the chldren not make them shy away from asking questions when needed. Overall Jefferson has come a long way.

Posted by a parent on 11/28/06

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Test scores for Jefferson Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Jefferson Elementary School
Redono Beach Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Redondo Beach schools — Jefferson Elementary School is located at 600 Harkness Ln, Redondo Beach CA 90278. 600 Harkness Ln is in the 90278 ZIP code in Redondo Beach, CA The school district for Jefferson Elementary School is the Redono Beach Unified School District. Jefferson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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