"Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty." —Thomas Jefferson
The mission of the Thomas Jefferson Middle School community is to provide a safe, nurturing environment that is conducive to student learning and where students have the opportunity to be successful, self-assured, valuable members of society.
The vision of Thomas Jefferson Middle School is to create educated, self-reliant, resilient young adults who not only take responsibility for their learning, but possess the skills and knowledge to achieve success in the 21st century. All students regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, socioeconomic status, or religion will be a part of a learning community that embraces individuality and empowers students to learn.
The Thomas Jefferson Middle School community commits to:
Uphold high expectations for all students and staff as exemplified through each pillar of character
Instill effective problem-solving, critical-thinking and communication skills
Foster a respectful, safe, supportive environment for everyone
Celebrate and appreciate diversity
Promote appreciation for the arts
Nurture students through extracurricular activities