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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: 1450
    • 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

    Colleges and universities at which TJ graduates have matriculated from 2016-2021:

    Allegheny College | American University | Beloit College | Berklee College of Music | Boston University | Bowdoin College | Bradley University | CSU-Northridge | Case Western Reserve University | Central Methodist University | Clemson University | Cornell College | DePaul University | DePauw University | Fashion Inst. of Design & Merch | Florida International University | Florida Southern College | Fordham University | Franklin & Marshall College | Grinnell College | Haverford College | Illinois Wesleyan University | Johns Hopkins University | Kansas State University | Kenyon College | Kettering University | Knox College | Lake Forest College | Macalester College | Middlebury College | Mount Holyoke College | Northwestern University | New York University | New York University, Abu Dhabi | Purdue University | Rice University | University of Rochester | St. Louis College of Pharmacy | Smith College | SUNY-Purchase | Swarthmore College | University of Aberdeen | UC-Irvine | UC-San Diego | UC-Santa Barbara | University of Chicago | UI-Chicago | University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign | University of Iowa | University of Kansas | University of Miami | UM-Kansas City | University of Notre Dame | University of Tampa | UT-Austin | University of Tennessee-Martin | University of Utah | University of Wisconsin-Madison | Washington University | Webster University | Whitman College | Williams College

College Placement Profile

Thomas Jefferson School

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