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Jefferson Junior School is a sixth- through eighth-grade school located in northwest Columbia.
Year opened: 1911
Principal: Greg Caine
Address: 713 Rogers St., Columbia
Phone number: 214-3210
Colors: Red and white
Student enrollment:826 for the 2011-12 school year.
Jefferson Junior School is a sixth- through eighth-grade school located in northwest Columbia. Jefferson’s staff is composed of 65 faculty members.
The school was founded in 1911 and was originally intended to be a high school. However, when David H. Hickman High School opened in 1927, Jefferson became a junior high school.
The technology education department at Jefferson Junior High School is notable for receiving a number of Columbia Public Schools Foundation grants, including the Carpe Diem grant and the Building Intelligent Robots grant.
Links and sources
School report card data from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website
Updated: Feb. 19, 2012