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Why Board With Us

At TJ you are more than a resident, you are part of our family.

 
As parents by proxy, we provide our boarding students with all of the creature comforts needed to mirror their experience at home. In addition our expert faculty, our residential life staff consists of Resident Assistants (RAs), a school nurse, a school counselor, and members of our student-led Boarding Council. Each dorm cottage contains a RA apartment and a member of Boarding Council, typically an upperclassman. Rooms are spacious, averaging 350sq. feet, many with a private bathroom, and all with keypad secured entrances. TJ sits on 20 picturesque aces in Sunset Hills, Missouri, a quiet suburb of St. Louis, minutes away from malls, restaurants, shopping, recreational facilities, and numerous cultural and educational institutions. 
 
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Student Spotlight

“TJ urges students to challenge themselves in the best way possible."
 
Rosie 
Class of 2020
USA
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Teacher Spotlight

"At TJ, the exchange of ideas becomes a way of life, and ideas are often valued more than answers. Students learn to think deeply and mine for knowledge and ideas, and they learn to demand that from themselves, their classmates, and their teachers."
 
 
Jane Roth, '91
Director of Academics; Instructor in English & Classical Languages
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Alumni Spotlight

"TJ taught me how to think critically about everything, which allows me to proactively tackle any challenges that may arise in work and constantly question how we can refine processes or tools to make them better."
 
 
Henry Agbo, '05
Harvard University's class of 2009
Strategic Business Development at Apple, Inc.
  • 1450 Avg. SAT Score
  • 31 Avg. ACT Score
  • 85 Students in Grades 7-12
  • 7 Countries Represented in our Community
  • 6 States Represented in our Community
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    64% Students of Color
  • 100% Full-time Faculty with Advanced Degrees

News & Announcements

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Galapagos Trip Info Meeting

Parents and students: Mrs. Pieroni is hosting two informational meetings about the Galapagos trip on September 18th, one in the morning at 8:30am and one at the end of the day at 5:00pm.
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2018 College Night

Hosted by St. John Vianney High School (1311 South Kirkwood Road, St. Louis, MO 63122 )with Cor Jesu Academy, Nerinx Hall High School, Notre Dame High School Thomas Jefferson School and Ursuline Academy on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 6:00 – 7:30 pm.
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All-school Rep Night | Evita

All students enjoy an evening at The Repertory Theater of St. Louis. Pizza and transportation to The Rep are provided. Attendance is mandatory. Direct questions to kfairbank@tjs.org.
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2018 Trivia Night

Join us for trivia night on October 6, 2018. All proceeds raised benefit student clubs and the annual all school class trip.

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