Award Year: 2020

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School

500 W Randolph Street
Wausau, WI, 54401-2501

(715) 261-0175

Mr. Brent Steven Johnson, Principal at time of Nomination

Title I School

Wausau School District

School Website


We envision Thomas Jefferson Elementary as a community that achieves high expectations, and feels safe, engaged, and accepted.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 1%
  • White: 45%
  • Hispanic: 11%
  • Asian: 35%
  • Native American: 1%
  • Two or more races: 7%
Front Entrance

Front Entrance

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is a special place where uncommon results happen everyday within an amazing team dynamic. It is a community of educators who are as passionate about their students' success as they are about their own children's. We emphasize building responsibility and leadership within everyone who enters our building on a daily basis. The culture of continuous improvement and growth mindset is alive and well within our school. Distributed leadership within the staff makes every member a part of building goal creation, application, and accountability.