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Address
22051 Wilson Rd
Georgetown, DE 19947
Telephone
(302) 856-3300
Website
The Jefferson School is a private school located in Georgetown, DE. It has 105 students in grades PK, K-8 with a student-teacher ratio of 7 to 1.

School Details

Grades
PK, K-8
Students
105
Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Full-Time Teachers
13
Part-Time Teachers
2

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid

Students

Students
105
Gender
  • Female
    44%
  • Male
    56%
Student Diversity
  • White
    87.5%
  • Multiracial
    4.2%
  • Asian
    3.1%
  • Hispanic
    3.1%
  • African American
    2.1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B-
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    C+
Median Household Income
$57,901
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$992
National
$949
Median Home Value
$242,900
National
$184,700
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The Jefferson School Reviews

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We love TJS! My daughter has been there since Kindergarten and is currently in 5th grade. She loves school! The kids spend as much time as possible outside and the learning is hands-on and very engaging. Student curiosity is nurtured and a love of learning is instilled. The classes are small and the teaching approach is tailored to each child based on their current needs and abilities. They have Spanish, Art, Music, and PE twice a week and health once a week. They learn compassion, respect, mindfulness, and effective study and test-taking skills. The 43-acre campus is gorgeous, with a 1-mile wooded hiking trail, two ponds to study, multiple outdoor classrooms, goats, chickens, gardens and a greenhouse. There is no place like it! Attending TJS has been a wonderful experience for my daughter and she has grown so much socially, emotionally, and academically because of the school.
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My children attend The Jefferson School and it has been absolutely amazing. They are currently in the process of a massive expansion project which should only help make this school even better. My kids love this nature-inspired school. They have goats, chickens, a nature trail, beehives, and so much more. During their time there, I have been thrilled with their social and academic progress. In conclusion, I highly recommend this school.
After 4 years at The Jefferson School, I can say with certainty that this is the best educational experience we could find for our son. We feel that the curiosity the school encourages, the ability to experience a more individualized education experience, and the deep sense of community we have found at TJS is priceless. We are not a wealthy family, and do not believe that private school is necessarily better than public. But this school is different, and that is worth every penny.