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Welcome to the "Pride of the Pack" Jefferson Middle School

Welcome to Jefferson Middle School (JMS), a proud California Distinguished and Gold Ribbon School, and home of “JAGUAR PRIDE’. Thank you for taking the time to explore our website and familiarize yourself with the leading-edge JMS learning community. Jefferson Middle School is a model Professional Learning Community who leads the way in innovation, developing the whole child, and is a leader in cross-curricular learning, marking JMS as a contemporary ‘Destination School. Whether you are part of our JMS family, interested in enrolling, or would simply like to learn more about our scholars and learning community, this site has been developed for your usage and reference as an engaging and informative resource. We welcome you to your school!

Weekly News Items


2016 Summer New Highlights

  • Torrance Summer Session Opportunities:
    • TEF Elementary & Middle Summer School session runs Tuesday, July 5th – Friday, July 29th
    • Extended School Year (ESY) Summer Session runs Monday, July 25th – Friday, August 19th
    • TUSD Jump Start Summer Session runs Monday, August 1st – Friday, August 19th
  • Bond Measure RenovationThe Jefferson Jaguars are changing our spots this summer with renovation! Jefferson M.S. School Campus will be closed and under Construction from June 25th – (approx.) August 22nd  -Thank you Measures T&U and Y&Z for improving and beautifying JMS!
  • 16-17 School Year Notes:
  • JMS Office Opens to the Public Tuesday, August 23rd 
  • 16-17 Registration Dates:
    • Thursday, August 25th – Registration Packet Pick-Up all grades 9am-12pm in the cafeteria
    • Thursday, September 1stRegistration Packet Return in the cafeteria by Grade Levels:
      • 9am – 10am     Eighth Grade
      • 10am – 11am   Seventh Grade
      • 11am – 12 pm Sixth Grade
  • Camp Jaguar for all incoming 6th graders and students new to JMS: Wednesday, August 31st from 10am-12:30pm.  See our Camp Jaguar webpage under ‘Our School’ top tab or Click Here.
  • Labor Day Holiday - Monday, September 5th 
  • First Day of the 16-17 School Year – Thursday, September 8th


Today: 8/24/16