Students enrolled 309
School leader MR. ERIC WHIPPLE
Transportation options Yes
District Jefferson Central School District

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1332 St Rt 10
Jefferson, NY 12093

(607) 652-7821
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4 stars
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November 23, 2014
this school was good for me to learn at but when i graduated and went to work in the kitchen in Jefferson Central School i was always put down and evantiually that led to my breaking point i fell into a deep deprission and am still not out of it. Some ofthe teachers even when i first started working at this place told me i am stupid and would never be anything. I am very Dissipointed in this school!!!!!!!

- submitted by a community member
May 07, 2012
We are terribly disappointed in this school. Having come from another district, this school is so far behind. My son is doing math that he learned two years ago. There is no concern on the part of his teacher that they are behind. All of my concerns have been met with apathy. The communication level is extremely low. There are very few opportunities for those who are not interested in the one sport offered each season. We will be leaving the district, and our home as soon as possible to get a better education system.

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2011
As a graduate from JCS I have also had success in college and in my career. academics are certainly adequate. The small school has it's advantages, however there are drawbacks as well. Children of teachers are favored over others, and some students are labeled and are unable to escape that label for most or all of their high school career.

- submitted by a community member
June 27, 2010
As a prior student at JCS, I have to admit this school sets the students up for success! Most students have the opportunity to play 3-4 sports, participate in chorus, band and jazz band, develop leadership skills as a class officer or student body officer and much more. My peers have become engineers, pilots, Military Officers, journalists, entrepreneurs, and most of them actually performed better in college than in high school, which I view as a testament to how competitive the school was. Graduates at the top of the class have not had problems getting into schools like Harvard, West Point, Naval Academy, Coast Guard Academy, NYU, Wake Forest or many other highly regarded academic institutions. The one flaw with any small school is that there can be a big difference between classes. One or two bad eggs can ruin a small class of 20 students. Jefferson rarely has this problem.

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Jefferson Central School
1332 St Rt 10, Jefferson, NY  12093
(607) 652-7821
Last modified Jefferson Central School is a Public school that serves grades K-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Jefferson Central School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. Top