A few reasons why it’s “Great to be a J-Hawk”…

  • The BlendED Academy is in its fifth year of serving students of all abilities. In BlendED, students complete three core classes, participate in student-led projects, and receive individualized instruction with direct support of their teachers. 
  • Our Academic Decathlon teams are consistent state champions, having represented Iowa at Nationals 21 straight years. Finishing in the top three in the nation six times. 
  • Jefferson offers a wide selection of challenging Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
  • We are one of eight schools in Iowa to be recognized for the quality of our Physical Education programs.
  • We embrace educational innovation:  We were the first in the District to implement Professional Learning Communities, and we continue to be a leader in all the District’s PLC initiatives.
  • Our staff goes above and beyond to do whatever it takes for ALL of our students to succeed.  From those that excel to those that struggle, everyone is given the opportunity to achieve!