• Notification:

    Online registration for returning students opened on Wednesday, June 16th, and will remain open until Wednesday, July 14th. Registration must be completed through the parent portal. Please do not complete a new student application for existing students. If you need parent portal assistance, please contact portal@jeffcityschools.org. 

    Save the Date: JCS Open House is Wednesday, July 28th

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JHS Named a National Best School

Jefferson High School Named a National Best School

Jefferson High School Air Force JROTC Program Air Force JROTC Crest
Celebrating Black History Month: Mrs. Doris Brown Mrs. Doris Brown

Interview with Former JCS Educator, Mrs. Doris Brown

FoodFinder: Find Meals Near You FoodFinder

FoodFinder is a mobile and web app that allows families to find food distribution sites (including food pantries, drive-through distributions, and school meal providers) based on location.

City of Jefferson Implementing Traffic Safety Program to Reduce Speeding in School Zones School Zone Speed Enforcement Program

Please be mindful of the School Zone Automated Photo Speed Enforcement Program coming to our District. The enforcement will begin Wednesday, December 16, 2020. A warning period will be given until February 1, 2021.

Video: Thank you, Dragons! Thank you, Staff!

Jefferson City Schools, Partners in Education, key community members, and parents worked together to thank staff for working hard to ensure safe and healthy in-person education. 

Mrs. Suzanne Slaughter awarded the Positive Partner Award Positive Partner Award from Northeast Georgia RESA 2020

Mrs. Suzanne Slaughter was awarded the Positive Partner Award from Northeast Georgia Regional Educational Service Agency at October's Board of Education meeting Wednesday.

Jackson County Family Connection holiday assistance Holiday Connection Flyer 2020

Jackson County Family Connection will begin accepting applications for holiday assistance near the end of October through mid November. 

Rivers Alive: 3rd annual waterway cleanup Rivers Alive 2020

Mark your calendars for Nov. 7th and spend a morning outside with us for the 3rd annual fall waterway cleanup! Registration is mandatory due to COVID-19.

Free & reduced meals applications benefit JCS Free and Reduced Meals Flyer

JCS School Nutrition encourages all families to fill out a free and reduced meals application. Applications help support the entire school system. 

Jefferson City Schools ranks among top schools in Georgia BackgroundCheck.org Badge

The Jefferson City School District ranked among the top school systems in the state of Georgia, according to BackgroundCheck.org, a free resource and database for public records. 

Letter to Parents: School Nutrition update

Jefferson City Schools will offer meals to students at no cost until December 31, 2020, or until USDA funding runs out - whichever comes first.

JES and JA receive 2020 Title I Distinguished School Award JES & JA Title I Distinguished Award 2020

Jefferson Elementary School and Jefferson Academy were recognized as Title I Distinguished Schools by the Georgia Department of Education for 2020.

VIDEO: JES students participate in BioSTEAM learning Mrs. Liz French visits JES to teach students about environmental science

Jefferson City Schools BioSTEAM Coordinator Liz French visited JES to teach students about wildlife identification, water usage, and environmental awareness.

Jefferson City School celebrates retirement of Dr. John Jackson Dr. John Jackson pictured with the JCS Board of Education

Former Jefferson City Schools Superintendent, Dr. John Jackson, was recognized and celebrated for his 27 years of leadership at the District Thursday evening at the Jefferson High School Arena.

IMPORTANT - Reopening Schools 7/17/20

Attached are the JCS Response Protocols for COVID-19, which outline the procedures for communicating how suspected and positive COVID-19 cases will be handled in the school setting. Additionally, the document outlines specific procedures for returning to school or work after a quarantine. 

IMPORTANT: Reopening Schools

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we have worked to refine our plans for reopening Jefferson City Schools. Our system and school leaders continue to work with local and state officials to monitor circumstances surrounding COVID-19 in order to make the most informed decisions. Our plan to reopen schools for face-to-face instruction on Friday, July 31, 2020 is based on the most current information; however, we acknowledge that the situation is subject to change.

Parent/Student Resources: Getting Ready Guides Georgia Classroom

Georgia Public Broadcasting and Georgia Department of Education just launched “Getting Ready” guides for grades K-3 as part of their Georgia Home Classroom initiative. The skills were identified by GaDOE Curriculum & Instruction staff.

Letter to Parents: Dragon Parent Appreciation Day, important dates Final Week of School

We would like to take this time to thank you for your continued support and cooperation during distance and digital learning. We understand the past few weeks have not been easy, but please know your efforts have not gone unnoticed.

Jefferson City Schools named among 2020 Best Schools 2020 Niche Report

The Jefferson City School System ranks among the top school systems in the state of Georgia and is the No. 1 best school district in Jackson County, according to consumer data analysis company, Niche.

School-issued devices and instructional materials return schedule School Materials Schedule 2020

Please see the attached document for your child's schedule, time, location and details regarding the return of school-issued devices and other instructional materials.