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Bentonville, AR
Students enrolled: 594

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810 Bella Vista Rd
Bentonville, AR 72712

(479) 254-5860
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February 18, 2015
This school has gone above and beyond for my boys. I love these people so much!

- submitted by a parent

February 17, 2015
This school has a club for the older grades called "Men of Honor." Boys discuss chivalry, manners, and how to be a positive influence in the lives of others as well as in the community.

- submitted by a parent

February 17, 2015
TJ is a school that has a warm, welcoming, and loving environment. The staff always puts the students first and ensures that all students succeed academically. The administration is supportive, and the students are the best! I am blessed to work at such an amazing school!

- submitted by a teacher

February 09, 2015
At TJ, we are blessed to work with the best students in the state! Great students make great teachers, therefore, we have the best teachers in the state as well. Thankful to work with a staff that supports one another and puts what is best for kids first.

- submitted by a teacher

February 06, 2015
I have been teaching 21 years and this staff is by far the most dedicated I have ever had the privilege to work with.

- submitted by a teacher

October 10, 2014
I am blessed to be a part of such a wonderful staff at Thomas Jefferson. Each staff member has a passion for helping students learn and work so hard to make every child belong and be successful. Thomas Jefferson is a wonderful place where kids are cared for and are challenged to reach his or her potential.

- submitted by a teacher

September 21, 2014
The new admistration in this building has worked to give this school an updated, new improved image, and reality. Kids are first here.

- submitted by a teacher

September 18, 2014
Great school! The teachers and staff do everything they can to make sure each child is supported emotionally and academically!

- submitted by a parent

September 18, 2014
I am extremely blessed to get to be a part of the Thomas Jefferson staff/team. TJ provides a fantastic learning environment with top notch teachers who care about their students. Each and every employee of this school is dedicated to meeting the needs of students not only academically but emotionally as well. We have wonderful counselors that provide support and love to all who attend here. I am personally very grateful for the opportunity to be at Thomas Jefferson.

- submitted by a teacher

May 23, 2013
When I found out that my son was being moved to TJES from Centerton Gamble, I was worried that he might not handle the transition well. However, this turned out to be a non-issue. My son has flourished here. His teacher, Mr. Engle, sees the good in each and every child. He saw past some of my son's learning challenges, and identified strengths that he could appreciate and appeal to. The staff at the school and is caring a supportive always. It is bittersweet leaving this school for middle school, but rest assured that your child is in good hands!

- submitted by a parent

May 16, 2013
The teachers at Thomas Jefferson are the best! Especially Ms. Geiger. My granddaughter has thoroughly enjoyed 2nd grade this year.

- submitted by a community member

August 21, 2012
I absolutely LOVED being at Thomas Jefferson! The principal and staff were so loving and inviting! I went there from 1st-5th grade and it really got me ready for James Weldon Johnson which is also an EXCELLENT school :)

- submitted by a community member

October 16, 2011
The teachers don't pay attention to the children, especially in the recess environment. If there is any kind of altercation or rough housing, don't expect the teachers to have noticed. The after school program is also lack luster. If you go to pick your child up early, in my experience 90% of the time none of the faculty will even know where you're child is. In the event that rain keeps them inside the children will simply be sitting alone doing nothing. This is not an after school learning program, and there are no organized activities. I have since pulled my child from adventure club and would prefer to pull him from the school to place him somewhere the faculty care as much about the kids as they do their paycheck.

- submitted by a parent

January 20, 2011
My son has gone to school here for Kindergarten and now 1st grade. He really struggled academically and all the staff were SO wonderful with working with my son to provide the best and a fun learning experience for him. He just loves going to school every day, his teachers are so wonderful and provide such a fun learning experience! I just love this school!

- submitted by a parent

October 13, 2010
I love the teachers, the support that the parents provide, the great learning environment, the level of technology they have incorporated into keeping students and parents informed, and because the PTO is so active providing great opportunities for families to spend quality time together while raising money for the school.

- submitted by a parent
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September 16, 2009
Thomas Jefferson Elementary has fantastic school spirit, a challenging ciriculum and teaches our younger generation the meaning of respect and good manners. This is an art that has been lost in most current school systems and it is nice to see a school that respects the importance of manners in its student body. TJ also places a good amount of importance on making sure the student body understands that they must challenge themselves to succeed and that with every failure there is a lesson to learn. Go Tigers!

- submitted by a parent

May 14, 2007
My Son had to move from Sugar Creek to Thomas Jefferson when we purchased our new home. He was very nervous at first, but he has had many really wonderful experiences there. All of the staff, right down to the kitchen and cleaning crew are really friendly and the kids feel their energy and respond to all the positive attitudes & encouragement that is demonstrated everyday. I would highly recommend this school to anyone!

- submitted by a parent

March 27, 2007
Thomas Jefferson has been a pleasant surprise. Though one of the oldest school buildings in the area, what the staff... and school culture focuses on is anything but old or stale! The atmosphere is possitive, energetic and has a pleasantly safe undercurrent. We have two boys, one in fourth and one in first grade. Their teachers are extremely well suited to each of them. Our fourth graders teacher has had alot of success with motivating the class in learning some fairly dry concepts with creativity and ongoing encouragment and support. Our first grader has been a human sponge for knowledge and social accountability. The programs that the school authorizes are wonderful at creating excitement and interest in what the students are learning about. TJ has an awesome motto and a very harmonious environment. I especially appreciate their 'Rise & Shine' on Friday morning. It is basically a pep-rally...school is fun here!

- submitted by a parent

November 01, 2006
All four of my kids have or are currentally attending Thomas Jefferson. I am impressed on a weekly basis by the leadership of this school. The environment is warm and inviting. Students feel welcomed, safe and loved by the staff. Expectations are set high, and students feel empowered to meet those expectations because they know they have a team of teachers and administrators that will support them. My kids look forward to going to school everyday! I can't say enough good about TJ. I wouldn't send my kids anywhere else.

- submitted by a parent

March 22, 2006
Three of my children have attended TJ, all with great teachers. Two have already gone on to middle and jr. high where they excell in these new settings. TJ's focus on integrating arts with education provides wonderful oportunities for students to participate in valuble special programs such as a week with a poet and another week with a Chinese artist. Teachers work in teams and coordinate activities across grade levels to make learning fun and comprehensive. Check out the school web site.

- submitted by a parent

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
810 Bella Vista Rd, Bentonville, AR  72712
(479) 254-5860
Last modified Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-4. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top