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Mission Statement

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, in partnership with our families and community, educates and challenges every student to succeed and become a responsible and contributing member of the global community.

Primary Years Programme Authorized

In March of 2012 Thomas Jefferson Elementary School became authorized to implement the Primary Years Program of the International Baccalaureate (IB).


Welcome to the Thomas Jefferson Elementary School
Hello Summer Learning Print E-mail

As we head into summer, don't forget to keeping on reading, reading, reading!  

Check out the reading program Every Hero has a Story at Mary Riley Styles library and Read to the Rhythm at the Fairfax County Library.
Login information about the myOn digital library was sent home with each student.  The Parent and Family Quick Reference guide is available {here}, the Student's Quick Reference Guide is available {here}, and the Frequently Asked Questions is available {here}

Unplug from the digital world and enjoy reading and playing outside.  

When you do go online, remember to be a safe responsible digital citizen.  Find helpful links for parents to review with students {here.}

TJ Summer Academy

TJ Summer Academy meets Monday to Thursday, from July 6 to August 6.  Classes meet 8am- 11:30am.  Please be sure to return transportation information to the school office.

As you start planning for the fall, keep in mind the following resources.

School supply information {is available here.}

Registration information is available under the Registration Menu.  InfoSnap login information was sent home with students the last week of school.

The FCCPS school year calendars are available under the Calendar menu, or find the grid view {here} and the list view {here.}.

The school day hours are shifted 5 minutes later.  Start time will be 8:50am and end time will be 3:50pm.  Early dismissal time remains the same at 1:15pm.

The list view calendar specifies the vacation days, professional days and early release days for next year.  As a reminder, any week when there is a Monday or Friday off, Wednesday will be a full day.  
The following Wednesdays will be full days:   October 14, November 11, December 16, January 20, February 10 and 17,  April 27,  and June 1.


Last Updated on Friday, 19 June 2015 13:17
Last Call for Lost and Found Print E-mail
Written by Alane O'Neill   
Thursday, 18 June 2015 11:09


The most recent lost and found items are laid out in the Fine Arts Hallway.  

Please come in to find your student's items and remind your students to look as well.

All unclaimed items will be donated this summer.

2015-2016 School Supplies Information Print E-mail
Monday, 01 June 2015 09:02

Our PTA has worked with EduKit again this year to provide one stop back-to-school shopping for your student's school supplies for next year.

The following lists were created by each grade level team and supplied to EduKit to create the supply kits.  Use these lists to shop for your school supplies or select or select here to order online at EduKit. 

We are sharing the list supplied to EduKit so that you can see which brands will be included in the kits, if you choose to purchase the same items.  You ARE NOT required to purchase these kits, nor purchase the exact brands; they are guidelines for your shopping trips.

Required Classroom Supplies

Second Grade Supply List

Third Grade Supply List

Fourth Grade Supply List

Fifth Grade Supply List - Last Names A - L                 Fifth Grade Summer Reading List

Fifth Grade Supply List - Last Names M - Z

Required Personal Supplies 
These supplies are required, but are NOT provided in the purchased kits.

  • Art Shirt or Smock (all grades)
  • Emergency change of clothes (Second, Third, and Fourth Grades)
  • Headphones (Second and Third Grade, if not purchased via EduKit)
  • Earbuds (Fourth and Fifth Grade, if not purchased via EduKit)
  • Backpack (no wheels, please).

Clarified for this year:  All money for classroom parties will be collected by the room parents. 

You may order the Required Classroom Supplies through the PTA to be delivered to your home before school starts.   This program is entirely OPTIONAL.  These kits will include all the required classroom supplies.  To purchase the supplies on your own, use the links above to print your shopping list.  {Order online at EduKit here.}   Order by June 30th for best pricing.  Deadline to order is August 17th.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 June 2015 08:56


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About TJ

School Hours

For 2015-2016
8:50 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.
8:50 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
                Wed Only


(703) 248-5660

Automated Line:
(703) 248-5661

(703) 248-5666

(703) 248-5662

Health Room:
(703) 248-5664

Day Care Office:
(703) 248-5670


Robert Palermo

Assistant Principal:
Dr. Michele Harcarik

Assistant Principal:
Courtney Quinlan

Principal's Secretary
& Registrar:
Debra Newman

School Secretary:
Nancy Peacock


601 South Oak Street
Falls Church, VA 22046
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