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Jefferson Global Studies & Humanities School

Jefferson Global Studies & Humanities School

Address: 1200 W. 26th St.

Grades: Pre-K-8

Principal: Holly Kleppe

Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Phone: 612.668.2720

Fax: 612.668.2730

Email: Holly.Kleppe@mpls.k12.mn.us

Website: jefferson.mpls.k12.mn.us

Get to know us
Jefferson Global Studies and Humanities Magnet encourages problem solving and creative thinking 
 
In the heart of Minneapolis, surrounded by rich cultural opportunities, Jefferson Global Studies and Humanities Magnet School, welcomes students from around the city. Jefferson is guided by the core principles of positive identity development, culturally responsive curriculum and instruction, and community service opportunities. Students will be challenged to explore and examine the past, present and future through a critical and global lens. The school’s academic and social emotional learning approach will lead students through a broader understanding of self, their community and the world. The global studies and humanities magnet school model promotes service learning, intergenerational collaboration and student-led discovery.
Magnet school description
Magnet Schools

Citywide magnet schools welcome students from all neighborhoods across Minneapolis. Magnet schools provide innovative programs focused on specific themes such as the Arts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics), Dual Language, Montessori, and Global Studies and Humanities.

Highlights
We offer: 
 
  • A global studies and humanities focus
  • Diverse student body
  • Explicit social and emotional learning
  • Full-day Pre-Kindergarten
  • Special Education Citywide DCD (Developmental Cognitive Disabilities) programming
  • EL programming
  • After-school activities
  • Community Education
PATHWAY: Community High School based on home address
 
TRANSPORTATION: Citywide
Demographics
Student Race School District
Native American 4% 5%
African American 46% 35%
Asian American 3% 5%
Hispanic American 37% 14%
White American 10% 41%
Students School District
Receive ELL Services 43% 17%
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 81% 48%
Receive Special Education Services 14% 15%
Need Help?

English : 612.668.1840
EspaƱol: 612.668.3700
Soomaali: 612.668.3700
Hmoob: 612.668.1840

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sps.department@mpls.k12.mn.us

Student Placement
1250 W. Broadway Ave., 55411
Ph: 612.668.1840
Fax: 612.668.1841

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