Admissions

Admissions Process

Get to know TJ up close and personal at our Fall Open House on Saturday, October 22! Register here.

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  • Get to Know TJ

    The best way to get to know TJ is to spend time on campus and in our classrooms.  We invite you to come explore TJ to experience all we have to offer.  To start your TJ experience please fill out this inquiry form so we can personalize your time on our campus.

    Below are videos about the TJ community for you to explore.  If you have any questions, contact the Admissions office at 314-843-4151 or admissions@tjs.org.

    We look forward to seeing you soon!

    Featured Videos
    Campus Tour
    Varsity Academics at TJ
    Campus Life at TJ

    View more videos HERE.
  • Admissions Events

    Shadow Days

    Experience TJ for yourself! Shadow Days provide opportunities for prospective students can experience our classes first hand. Visiting "shadows" will accompany a TJ student to a combination of classes and free periods, including the ever-popular morning cookie break! 

    Contact our Admissions Department if you interested in scheduling a Shadow Day: admissions@tjs.org.

Apply Online: Day and Domestic Boarding

Apply to TJ with SSAT’s Standard Application Online (SAO). For domestic applicants, TJ's application fee is $40. TJ's school code is 7660.

SAO
International Students: Apply Here

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  • Day Student Application Process (Grades 7-12)

    How to apply:
    1. Create your SSAT account profile here
    2. Submit the Student Essays
    3. Submit the Parent Statement
    4. Submit application fee ($40)
    5. Register for the SSAT Exam (TJ's SSAT code is 7660)
    6. Request the Principal/Guidance Counselor Recommendation Form to be completed by a Principal or Guidance Counselor
    7. Request Math Recommendation Form to be completed by current math teacher
    8. Request English Recommendation Form to be completed by current English teacher
    9. Request School Transcripts from current school
    10. Send a message to admissions@tjs.org to schedule an initial meeting with our Director of Enrollment.
    Thomas Jefferson School Admissions Dates and Deadlines for 2023 - 2024.

    Grade 9:
    Applications due on Dec. 9, 2022.
    Notifications sent on Feb. 3, 2023.
    Contracts due on Feb. 24, 2023.

    Grades 7-8 and Grades 10-12:
    Applications due on Jan 10, 2023.
    Notifications sent on Mar. 10, 2023.
    Contracts due on March 31, 2023.

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  • Boarding Student Application Process (Grades 7-12)

    How to apply:
    1. Create your SSAT account profile here
    2. Submit the Student Essays
    3. Submit the Parent Statement
    4. Submit application fee ($40)
    5. Register for the SSAT Exam (TJ's SSAT code is 7660)
    6. Request the Principal/Guidance Counselor Recommendation Form to be completed by a Principal or Guidance Counselor
    7. Request Math Recommendation Form to be completed by current math teacher
    8. Request English Recommendation Form to be completed by current English teacher
    9. Request School Transcripts from current school
    10. Send a message to admissions@tjs.org to schedule an initial meeting with our Director of Enrollment.
    Thomas Jefferson School Admissions Dates and Deadlines for 2023 - 2024.

    Applications due on Jan 10, 2023.
    Notifications sent on Mar. 10, 2023.
    Contracts due on March 31, 2023.

Start Your TJ Journey

The best way to get to know TJ is by spending time on campus, meeting our students and experiencing our classes. See our community for yourself at one of our open houses, shadow days, or let us create the perfect visit just for you.

Thomas Jefferson School

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