Jefferson Elementary is a neighborhood elementary school that has served central Little Rock since 1950. Home of the Patriots, Jefferson has strong ties to its community and concern for the growth and happiness of its students. A relatively small school, Jefferson provides a warm, nurturing learning environment for pre-kindergarten through fifth grade students. Located in a cozy community setting, Jefferson is right next door to the Cammack Village Police Department.

In 2020, Jefferson Elementary was named a National Blue Ribbon School. The prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools award affirms the hard work of educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging content. 

Our staff teaches from a curriculum based on the latest education models. Students have access to K-2 enrichment, a gifted program (3rd - 5th), classroom computers, SmartBoards, a spacious media center with a mini-lab and many books. In addition, our school benefits from full-time music and art instructors, speech and resource assistants, and a licensed professional counselor. Jefferson also offers the STARS Tutoring Program for K-2 reading and a computer-based Accelerated Reading program.