THE JEFFERSON CITY SCHOOL SYSTEM

FRONT PAGE . . .  INTRODUCTION . . . MUSING WITH CECIL BUFFINGTON HOME . . . JEFFERSON DRAGON LEGENDS . . . cecilbuffington.com YOUTUBE VIDEOS . . . CECIL BUFFINGTON YOUTUBE VIDEO CENTRAL . . . JEFFERSON DRAGONS ALL-SPORTS HOME . . . GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHS HOME . . . THE BUFFINGTON NOVELS HOME . . . HISTORICAL FEATURES AND TRIBUTES HOME . . . JEFFERSON CITY HALL OF FAME . . . SONG COLLECTION HOME . . . GOLF, GOLF & MORE GOLF . . . JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHICAL ARCHIVES ~ 1948 - 2008 HOME . . . JEFFERSON DRAGONS ALL-TIME TOP 150 FOOTBALL PLAYERS

Jefferson City Schools BY THE NUMBERS:  Four Schools;

Jefferson Elementary School (Grades Pre-kindergarten – 2)

Jefferson Academy (Grades 3-5)

Jefferson Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Jefferson High School (Grades 9-12)

Total student enrollment 3,575, 144% increase since 2001.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: $3.7 million

general fund balance $25.4 million

general fund budget $30.4 million

total budget 15.509

millage rate Financial Efficiency Star Rating of – 4.5 out of 5 stars

ACADEMICS: Ranks among top 3 statewide on student achievement and other college and career readiness performance indicators

SAT and ACT scores exceed state and national averages

JHS recognized as an AP Honor, STEM, STEM Achievement, & Humanities School

JA & JMS recognized as Title 1 Schools

Title 1 Reward District POINTS OF PRIDE:

Award winning Fine Arts program, including One Act Play State Championship State and national award winning JROTC Air Force program

Off-site learning experience including Tybee Island, Washington, D.C., National Parks exploration, Europe/WWII tour, and Scotland Exchange program

Total Person Program

Jefferson Foundation

Fire state-funded Pre-Kindergarten programs

Highly competitive athletic programs at middle and high school level, including over 50 state championships

JHS Wrestling State Duel Champions for 15 consecutive years and State Traditional Champions for 16 consecutive years

School Climate Ratings – JES (5 out of 5 stars); JA, JMS, & JHS (4 out of 5 stars)

COMMITMENT TO EXCELLENCE: Board of Education recognized as a Distinguished School Board and “Top Five” in the nation on the use of innovative practices and support for digital education

State-of-the-art facilities School Flexibility Option – myPath to Leaning – personalized, engaging, and authentic learning experiences for all students

New S.T.E.A.M. Center

WWW.JEFFCITYSCHOOLS.ORG 

1968 annual photo of Jefferson High School.

2017 photo of Jefferson High School main office entrance.

Sample Photo 3

The Arena at Jefferson High School.

Jefferson Academy.

Jefferson Elementary School.

Jefferson High School.

Jefferson High School "Diamond J" logo.

The Arena in Jefferson.

Jefferson High School in 1952.

Jefferson High School around 2000.

Jefferson Academy.

Jefferson Middle School.

Steps in front of JHS entrance sponsored by the Class of 1966.

Bryan/Baxter Art/Computer Center at Jefferson High School.

Heritage Court Yard at Jefferson High school.

1996 commemoration plaque for steps in front of the JHS entrance.

Jefferson High School entrance today.

Heritage Court Yard bricks with various names on them.

William Duncan Martin Performing Arts Center at Jefferson High School.

Signs point to various sites at JHS.

Plaque commemerating the building of Jefferson High School.

Richard Gearin Memorial in front of Jefferson High School.

The plaque on the Richard Gearin Memorial at JHS.

The entrance to the Jefferson High School cafeteria.

The bridge leading to the Arena from Jefferson High School.

Steps leading the the Jefferson Academy.

The Jefferson Arena.

The entrance to Heritage Court Yard at Jefferson High School.

Jefferson Elementary School.

Information Board in front of Jefferson Elementary School.

The play ground in back of Jefferson Elementary School.

The old gym built in 1952 is still standing at JHS.

Jefferson High School entrance in August of 2017.

Jefferson High School . . . The School of Champions.

The upper end of Jefferson High School from the city of Jefferson.

Tennis courts at Jefferson Middle School with the gym in the background.

The back view of Jefferson Middle School.

Message Board in front of Jefferson High School.

The Jefferson City School System Foundation office.