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Thomas Jefferson School is situated on 20 park-like acres in Sunset Hills, MO, a quiet suburb of St. Louis. Providing the best of city life and a small community, TJ places students close to Lambert International Airport (24 miles), restaurants, malls, shopping, recreational facilities, and the numerous cultural and educational institutions of St. Louis. At the same time, students are also close to outdoor pursuits, with multiple parks, wilderness areas, and hiking trails minutes away.

Campus Highlights

College Preparation

TJ graduates attend a wide variety of colleges and universities throughout the U.S. and abroad, and excellent preparation for those programs is a hallmark of the TJ experience. Over the school's history, 100 percent of its graduates have gone on to attend college, and a large number have continued their education in graduate or professional schools. Every student receives a great deal of individual attention throughout the college-application process.

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  • College Preparation

    As a college-preparatory school, TJ instills in students the skills that will ensure their success at the next level of their education. Guiding students through a personalized college-application process, a team of experienced faculty members helps seniors gain admission to colleges that are the best fit for their interests. Over the school’s history, 100 percent of its graduates have gone on to attend a wide variety of colleges and universities throughout the U.S. and abroad, and a large number have continued their education in graduate or professional schools. By their own accounts, they feel comfortable and confident dealing with the challenge and independence of college right from the onset. Excellent preparation for college remains a hallmark of the TJ experience.
  • Program Highlights

    • Average SAT score: 1460
    • Average ACT score: 31
    • 50+ colleges and universities visit TJ annually.
    • As juniors, students tour two local schools—Washington University in St. Louis and St. Louis University—to familiarize themselves with the process.
    • Parents can attend annual admissions and financial-aid workshops hosted by the college counseling department.
  • College Matriculation

    American University | Bard College | Beloit College | Boston University |Bowdoin College | Brandeis University | Brown University | Butler University | Carnegie Mellon University | Case Western Reserve University | Claremont-McKenna College | Clemson University | Coe College | College of Charleston | Columbia University | Cornell University| Dartmouth College | DePaul University | DePauw University | Earlham College | Eckerd College | Emerson College | Emory University | Evergreen State College | Fordham University | Grinnell College | Hampton College | Harvey Mudd College | Haverford College | Hendrix College | Hong Kong University of Science and Technology | Indiana University | Johns Hopkins University | Kenyon College | Knox College | Lake Forest College | Loyola University, Chicago | Missouri University of Science and Technology | Montana State University | Mount Holyoke College | New York University (Tisch) | New York University, Abu Dhabi | Northwestern University | Pitzer College | Princeton University | Purdue University | Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute | Rhodes College | Rockhurst University | Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology | Sarah Lawrence College | Saint Louis University | Smith College | Stanford University | St. Louis College of Pharmacy | St. Olaf College | The Johns Hopkins University | Trinity College | Truman State University | Tufts University | University of Aberdeen | University of Chicago | University of Edinburgh | University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign | University of Michigan | University of Missouri, Columbia | University of Missouri, Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance | University of Notre Dame

School Profile

Thomas Jefferson School

4100 S. Lindbergh Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63127
P. (314) 843-4151
F. (314) 843-3527