Thursday, December 7, 2017
A lesson in economics doubles as a lesson in compassion when the Thomas Jefferson Elementary School kindergartners do their jingle bell necklace project each year.
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School’s 553 students live in central and north Bentonville and west Bella Vista. About 26 percent of Jefferson students qualify for free or reduced-price meals, slightly above the Bentonville School District’s rate of 24 percent. Eligibility for federally subsidized meals is a gauge of poverty in schools and districts.
Source: Bentonville School District
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