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Hawthorne, NJ
Students enrolled: 311

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233 Goffle Hill Road
Hawthorne, NJ 07507

(973) 423-6480
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August 05, 2012
Jefferson School is truly a wonderful school where dedicated teachers and administration go above and beyond for the students. I am so proud to be a parent where my children get the best education a parent could want. A 2011 Blue Ribbon School, Jefferson continues to be a school to which parents can be proud. The PTO is very active and has just recently purchased many technology items to enhance education. The parents are very involved and caring to help the staff with activities.

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October 15, 2010
Jefferson is a decent school, but not great. My child was in a class last year with a teacher who was there for more than 20 years and was done with teaching. She was overwhelmed because she had 26 or 27 kids in the class and just gave up. This year, my child has another teacher, who has also been there for more than 20 years and it's a completely different experience -- this teacher loves to teach and she makes the children love to learn. It's an amazing thing to see! Generally, there aren't any great programs going on at Jefferson because parent involvement is limited. Also, the principal is not open to new ideas, although she is a nice enough woman and does do a decent job.

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- submitted by a student
February 07, 2007
My daughter is in second grade and has had a great developmental experience with Jefferson. Both the teachers, principal and parents are engaged and supportive.The pricipal, Mrs Zagotta, resolves problems quickly and easily and has great vision for the school. Most mornings, she greats and helps children out of the cars at the drop off. It's a great school.

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March 07, 2006
Jefferson School is a dissappointment. There is no leadership skills from the administration. The teachers try but are held back by the lack of support from the principal. Several of the staff members are old and should retire. The children keep loosing out on being children. There is not enough time allotted for recess and there is nothing for the oldrer children to play with. The school is being overcrowded. Academically the children do ok because of the loving, involved parents.

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Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
233 Goffle Hill Road, Hawthorne, NJ  07507
(973) 423-6480
Last modified Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top