Promoting a respectful and inclusive community
The Jefferson School Foundation is dedicated to
preserving and sustaining the Jefferson School as a
vibrant and meaningful community resource, providing cultural and educational opportunities for its surrounding community, the citizens of Charlottesville and visitors to our region.
The Foundation recognizes and celebrates Jefferson School’s rich history and symbolic importance as an African American school in a racially segregated community as we promote a more inclusive future. Opportunity through education has always been and will continue to be an enduring legacy of the Jefferson School.
The Foundation promotes awareness of and community involvement
in the Jefferson School City Center and
seeks to enhance its vitality and importance as a cultural,
educational and community resource.
It also promotes outreach and educational activities
aimed at creating a vibrant and inclusive program
at the City Center that is responsive to the needs of the
To see programs, visit https://jeffersonschoolcitycenter.org/