Jefferson City Public Schools

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  • JCPS Announces New High School Principal

    Jefferson City Public Schools is pleased to announce that Robert (Bob) James has been named the principal of Jefferson City High School. Mr. James will officially join the District on July 1, 2015. However, he will have the opportunity to work with staff and administrators prior to that time, as he re-familiarizes himself with the District and the community.

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  • Elementary Teacher Job Fair

    Meet principals from two of our elementary schools to learn more about our opportunities and to discuss your qualifications.

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  • "Academy Accounts" Newsletter

    Check out what's happening in The Academies @ Jefferson City High School (Simonsen Campus) as the Class of 2018 experiences an exciting new journey!

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  • New 10-Block Schedule for 2015-2016

    Students at Simonsen, JCHS & NCC will see a new schedule next school year, providing the opportunity to enroll in more classes. Teachers were able to vote on three new schedules - 83% of teachers at those buildings preferred this option.

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  • Message from the School Board

    Board of Education members released a public letter, addressing overcrowding issues within JCPS.

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  • Kindergarten Registration for 2015-2016

    Click here to start the process for your student and then help us spread the word!

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  • Community Phone Survey Results

    In December 2014, a five- to seven-minute telephone survey was conducted with 400 randomly selected, head-of-household, registered voter patrons in the Jefferson City Public Schools to determine their support or opposition to potential ballot issue ideas, and their associated costs.

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  • Start/End Times (Bell Schedules)

    The Board of Education will not be asked to consider adjusting the school starting and ending times (bell schedules) at the January Board meeting.

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  • JCPS Connections Video

    Take 11 minutes and watch this - you will not be disappointed you did!

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  • Are You Connected?

    There are many ways JCPS stays in touch - Key Communicator, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter & even Pinterest. Find out how to keep up with all JCPS has to offer!

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    Jefferson City Public Schools will be closed Monday, March 9 for a staff professional development day.
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Jefferson City Public Schools Mission Statement

The Mission of the Jefferson City School District is to ensure that each student achieves his or her maximum potential through a challenging educational system characterized by pride through excellence.