• 324 Kapahulu Avenue
  • Honolulu, HI 96815


ALL VISITORS AND PARENTS must report to the office to sign in for a school visitor pass. This is to ensure safety, provide accountability, support students, and respect learning.


For the safety and health of our students, the playground is now closed before and after school. There has been an increased number of unsupervised students on the playground at these times and the faculty and staff are not available for supervision during these hours. We ask that students leave campus immediately after school unless they are participating in a school sponsored after school event. Also, as posted on signs around campus, there is to be no riding of scooters, skateboards, hoverboards or bikes while on campus. Thank you for your cooperation.

School Hours

7:55 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
7:55 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Office Hours

7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday


Student Arrival / Departure Procedures

Children may arrive on campus no earlier than 7:15 a.m. for breakfast only and 7:30 a.m. for regular arrivals. Breakfast is served from 7:15-7:40 a.m. in the cafeteria.

Children may be on the playground no earlier than 7:30 a.m.

There is no supervision provided to students who arrive on campus for breakfast or while on the playground.


Arrival by Car

The school DROP OFF/PICK UP zone is in front of the office and the Q-Building parking lot.

No Parking, No Drop Off/Pick Up Areas:

  • Staff parking lots at the back of the cafeteria
  • Fire lane
  • Coned off areas
  • Red marked curbing areas

Parking Reminders:

  1. 15 feet from crosswalks (at least one car length away)
  2. 4 feet from driveways
  3. 15 feet from corners (at least one car length away)
  4. 10 feet from a fire hydrant


Securing the Campus During School Hours

As part of the Department of Education’s security and safety policy, ALL VISITORS/PARENTS must report to the office to sign in for a school visitor pass.

After 8:00 a.m. parents/visitors must leave the campus promptly. Volunteers and scheduled visitors must report to the office to sign in for a school visitor pass.

Before 2:15 p.m. (1:30 p.m. on Wednesday), parents wishing to pick up children after school must remain in designated waiting areas. Waiting areas are:

  • Jefferson Annex courtyard (old Orthopedic Unit office)
  • Along the Library, in front of the Main Office, and in parking lots

To minimize classroom distractions and interruption to instruction, parents are asked not to “drop in” on their child’s classroom. A class may be in various locations on campus, taking a test, or in the middle of a teacher-directed lesson.

  • Please stop at the office if there is anything that needs to be delivered to your child. The office will have the item(s) delivered for you.
  • If you wish to visit your child’s class, please make prior arrangements with his/her teacher or through the office.


Early Dismissals/Student Pick Up Procedures During School Hours

To expedite the early release of students’ parents must send a note to the office regarding the time of departure.

  • Calls for early release should be made at least an hour before departure to allow the teacher and child time to prepare for release.
  • Parents arriving without notice should expect a 15-20 minute wait.
    For safety reasons teachers are not allowed to release a child from the classroom without the official release form from the office. Parents will report to the office to sign for their child’s release form. Parents will then take the form to their child’s classroom to pick up their child after showing the release form to the teacher. Students will only be released to parent or guardian if prior arrangements have been made with the office.

Annual Notification of Privacy Rights
Know your privacy rights as they apply to 1) student record information; 2) directory information; 3) surveys and other information collection; and 4) military recruitment information. For more information on your privacy rights, the laws that protect them, and how to exercise your rights, contact your school administrator or visit http://bit.ly/FERPAHI.

Notice of Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Statement
In English | In Other Languages.

Community Partners

Jefferson Elementary would like to recognize the tireless efforts and contributions of the many organizations and individuals from the community.  More information about our community partners can be found here

Academic Partners

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