Jefferson Elementary School

Jefferson Bulldogs!


801 Jefferson Street
Charleston, Illinois 61920

Mr. Rob Ulm

Mr. Robert Lynn
Assistant Principal

Fax:  217-639-7005


About Us







Jefferson Bulldogs are winners!
Go Bulldogs!




We envision that Jefferson Elementary School will consistently be ranked as a high academic performing school in the state of Illinois based on the benchmarks for achievement, and that our students will be equipped academically and socially to successfully perform in and adapt to the changing global society.


The mission of Jefferson Elementary School is to provide all students with educational opportunities which enable them to become life-long learners.

Guiding Beliefs

In pursuit of excellence in education, we believe that:

  • Education is the key to the advancement of our society.

  • Effective education builds confidence, success, responsibility, and mutual respect for others.


  • The entire community must be committed to learning.

  • Every individual is responsible to contribute to our society.

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Art to Remember Fund Raiser

Jefferson School is participating in this unique fund raiser.  You will be able to purchase keepsake products customized with your child's artwork!  Please click here for an informational brochure.  An order form will be sent home soon for those who would like a customized keepsake.  If you have questions please contact Mrs. Hess at 217-639-7000.  Thanks!

Jefferson Elementary School, Charleston, IL
Academic Improvement Award

The Illinois State Board of Education recognizes Jefferson Elementary School for the Academic Improvement Award.  They have made substantial gains in performance over the last two years. Students are meeting and exceeding the Illinois Learning Standards, as teachers are providing rigor and relevance.



    last updated: July 03, 2017