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TJ At A Glance

  • Founded: 1946
  • Location: St. Louis, MO
  • Classification: Day and Boarding, independent, co-educational, non-sectarian
  • Mission: Thomas Jefferson School gives its students the strongest possible academic background through a classical education. Within a nurturing community, students develop a responsibility for their own learning and a desire to lift up the world with beauty and intellect.
  • 2018-2019 Enrollment: 86 students (grades 7-12)
  • Student/Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Average class size: 10
  • Average ACT score: 31
  • Average SAT score: 1460
  • Length of academic classes: 35 minutes
  • Number of AP courses: 13
  • Average number of AP courses completed by a TJ student: 7
  • World languages: Latin, Greek, French & Italian
  • Varsity sports: volleyball, basketball, soccer
  • Non-competitive athletics: tennis, fitness & yoga
  • School mascot: Titans
  • Club offerings: 23
  • College matriculation: 100%
  • Full-time faculty with advanced degrees: 100%
  • Alumni: 600+
  • Facilities: 20 acre campus, five outdoor tennis courts, yoga/dance studio, weight room, outdoor soccer field, gymnasium, seven cottage-style dormatories
  • Average dorm size: 350 sq. feet (33 sq. meters)