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Early Bird K    8:00a      11:22p 

Late Owl K    10:00a     2:00p 

Grades 1-5     8:15a      2:30p 

1-5 (Thurs)     8:15a      1:35p 

News for parents from Jefferson PTA

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Use Clever to access all our technology programs, including Achieve3000 and RazKids.  Use your DISTRICT Google email address (it must end with @carlsbadusd.net) and password to login.  Make sure no other users are logged into Google before accessing Clever.

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After School Clubs in 2017

Note: fall clubs end Thursday, January 26.  New spring club sign up forms will be sent home on Monday, January 23 and will begin on Monday, January 30.

The Great Kindness Challenge 2017

Please join Jefferson and Kids for Peace for the Great Kindness Challenge week beginning January 22nd with a media filled kickoff and star-studded surfing performance including our own Principal Chad Lund at Tamarack State Beach from 2pm-4pm. The Challenge will continue all week and be filled with lots of opportunities for your child to share kindness and peace. 


MONDAY-School Unity Day: Wear your Jefferson t-shirt and show your Jaguar Pride

TUESDAY-Crazy for Peace day: Crazy hair day

WEDNESDAY-Dreaming of Peace: Pajama Day (Please wear appropriate shoes, NO SLIPPERS)

THURSDAY-Wear Red for our all-school heart photo (Wear red from head to toe!)

FRIDAY- NO SCHOOL Semester Break day! 

Important Enrollment Information for 2017-2018

Intradistrict Transfer information and requests are now available online at the Carlsbad Unified School District web page. Click here to apply: http://www.carlsbadusd.k12.ca.us/transfer. Intradistrict requests will be open January 1- March 31, 2017. To apply for an Intra-District Transfer, you must complete your online enrollment (if a new student to CUSD) and turn in your paperwork to your home school (school of residence). Once paperwork is complete and turned in, you will receive your student's ID number from the school,  which is needed to apply for the Intra District Transfer online. Acceptance letters will be emailed in May. 


Jefferson Tour Dates:


Friday, January 20, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017 

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


*All tours will be 8:20 am - 9:00 am. Please check in at the Front Office. 


Birth Requirements for Kindergarten: On or Before September 1, 2012

Birth Requirements for Transitional Kindergarten: September 2 -December 2, 2012



Kindergarten/Transitional Kindergarten Round Up (Informational Meeting) @ Jefferson Elementary will take place on

February 23, 2017


5:30 - 6:00 pm ENGLISH

6:00 - 6:30 pm SPANISH


New student enrollment will open in May for students not applying for an Intra District Transfer (stay tuned for specific dates to be posted soon). Please note that enrollment is for NEW students entering a Carlsbad Unified School. Returning students will re-register in August (dates to follow)

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About Jefferson....

Jefferson Elementary educates each student to become a life-long learner.  Through the International Baccalaureate program, we nurture and inspire multilingual, respectful, global citizens to lead and create positive change.


What Makes Jefferson Special...

Our students are active participants in their education. They are encouraged to ask questions and take responsibility in their learning process. Our teachers work in a collaborative environment, enhancing the thematic topic of study with art, music, world language, technology, physical education and real world scenarios.

Just Discovering Jefferson?

You'll be inspired by examples of the amazing things our children & teachers do each and every day at Jefferson. We are always looking for ways to involve our local businesses & community members...and feel free to let us know if you'd like to become a part of our Jefferson Community by volunteering at our school. Email jeffersonpta@gmail.com to let us know of your interest.

Annual Speak Up Survey Now Available!

The annual Speak Up Survey is available here for parents, students, and educators to take. Students use the password Carlsbad to access the survey.

Speak Up Survey Information

The annual Speak Up ...more


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SOS Online Giving

You can still donate to support our students! Please click on the following link to access our online donation solution: https://jeffersonpta. 3dcartstores.com