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Inspiring 21st Century Students To Consider A Future In Science



Nurturing Life Long Leaders



Jaguars Make A Difference

We strive to show the students of Jefferson Elementary how important it is to be an active member in their community. We use the ideals established in our IB attitudes to show that what we do as individuals each and every day impacts others.  Here are just some of the ways our Jaguars are in action and making a difference in the world around us....

Carlsbad born 'Great kindness challenge' spread across the world

Jefferson's Kids for Peace Students Help Kids in Kenya

  • The following article appeared in the Carlsbad Patch on November 25, 2013

From the Carlsbad Patch...Proving Kindness Matters

Popularity of IB Growing

The following article appeared in the Napa Valley Register and discusses how IB Schools are growing in popularity in the United States.

From The Coast News - Unique Program Teaches Youngsters The World's Languages

  • The following link will take you to The Coast News article published Dec. 24, 2012:

The following mini documentary follows six classes of our first graders from Jefferson Elementary as they create a project called Beach Trash, A Whale of a Problem. The students collected beach trash for several weeks and worked with environmental artist Teresa Espaniola to turn it into a life-sized gray whale mosaic, all while learning about the ocean and the role they can play in saving our seas. The trash whale was on display at SEA LIFE Aquarium:

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