Mission | Philosophy | Goals


The mission of the Jefferson Area Local School District is to provide an appropriate educational program and learning environment which will effectively meet the educational needs of its students and help its students accomplish educational goals.

Educational Philosophy

We strongly believe and continuously act to carry out the highest quality of education that is possible to meet the interests, desires, and needs of each individual student of the District. It is our constant goal to provide programs and instruction for and to each student of the District that will enable the student to attain his/her highest level of ability and achieve these concepts to ensure vocational competence, educational advancement, avocational diversity, and development and participation as a good citizen in our total society.

Educational Goals

As a base for assessing school needs and setting objectives for the educational program, the Board of Education adopts the following educational outcome goals. Every student in this District will be encouraged to: