About Nancy B. Jefferson....

Nancy B. Jefferson:

Champion for equal rights and equal access 


where Failure is not an option

Our school's motto echoes the title of the powerful guide to building successful and sustainable schools, as developed by Dr. Alan M. Blankenstein. Building on a foundation that identifies courageous school leadership and the professional learning community as the center of effective school reform, NBJ implements this model’s six guiding principles:

Principle 1: Developing a foundation of shared mission, vision, and goals

Principle 2: Ensuring positive outcomes for all students, including differentiated instructions and necessary supports

Principle 3: Creating professional teams focused on collaborative, standards-based instruction

Principle 4: Implementing data-driven decision making

Principle 5: Engaging family, community, and other stakeholders in the school

Principle 6: Building leadership capacity