Mission Statement

Provide a challenging learning environment.

Vision Statement

Be an exemplary school that provides students the knowledge, skills, and character necessary to excel in education, work, and life.

Belief Statements

We believe:

  1. Every student is capable of learning.
  2. Our students must be accountable, responsible, and ethical.
  3. High standards and a rigorous curriculum challenge all students.
  4. Our school will be safe, orderly, and welcoming.
  5. Extracurricular activities contribute to student development.

About The School

Jefferson Middle School serves the eastern portion of the city of Oak Ridge and receives students from both Woodland Elementary and Glenwood Elementary School. The enrollment at Jefferson Middle School is approximately 650 students, which includes twenty-three tuition students from Anderson, Knox and Roane counties. The average daily attendance is 96.16%.

The staff at Jefferson Middle School includes 58 professionals and 11 teaching assistants. Sixty-four percent of our teaching staff hold advanced degrees, and the average years of experience is 16.