Morton District 709 Providing an education to last a life time.

Contact Numbers:

School Office

Phone: 1.309.263.2650

Absence: 1.309.284.3025



Welcome To Jefferson Elementary Thanks for Visiting


Published: July 20, 2016

First bell rings at 8:10 am

Tardy bell rings at 8:20 am

School day is from 8:20 to 2:40

Drop off

Students should enter through the cafeteria doors on E. Adams after 7:45 am.

Parents need to drop off students beyond the tree, following the direction of the sign and aide. 


Students in K-1 will dismiss out the primary doors on Third Street.  Students in 2-6 will dismiss out the front doors on Jefferson street.  Crossing guard is available for students to meet parents across the street or in the Apostolic Christian Church parking lot.


Published: May 18, 2016

Office will reopen July 25 from 7:30 to 3:30.

Registration Day is 

Thursday, July 28 from 7 am to 5 pm

Class lists posted...Thursday, August 4, at 4 pm

First day of school...Thursday, August 11, 8:20 to 11:55

Meet the Teacher...Thursday, August 18, 6-7:30

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looking ahead

Published: July 20, 2016

5 ...Labor Day, no school

14...Pumpkin Festival begins

16...First quarter mid term



Mrs. Kate Wyman, Principal


Mrs. Grace Nessler, Secretary


Mrs. Teresa Oaks, Webmaster