Details overview

Hours 9:15 AM - 3:35 PM
School leader Francisco Morga
District San Diego Unified School District
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Engineering
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Science
Technology
Instructional / curriculum models used Core Knowledge
Gifted / High performing
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Project-based
Standards-based

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Architecture
4
Music
including: Orchestra
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Architecture
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Printmaking
World languages taught Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Spanish

Support

14
Facilities
including: Internet access
Facilities Sports Fields
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Garden / Greenhouse
Internet access
Learning lab
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Outdoor learning lab
Parent involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
Hispanic 71%
Black 12%
White 7%
Two or more races 5%
Asian 2%
Pacific Islander 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 48%
Female 51%
N/A 49%
Male 49%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 80%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
5
Clubs
including: Gardening
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Clubs None
Gardening
Girl Scouts
Robotics club
Student council / government
Clubs (misc.) Safety patrol
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 6:00 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Friends of Jefferson School Foundation
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools Roosevelt IB Middle School
  San Diego High School-International Studies (IB)

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Robotics / Technology specialist
Staff ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Accessible via public transportation
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Type of application deadline Contact the school / Multiple deadlines

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014