TJ Ranked #28 in Best Boarding Schools in the US!

We are thrilled to announce that TJ has been recognized as a 2023 Best School by Niche! We ranked #28 Best Boarding School out of 418 schools in the nation and #2 in Best Private High Schools in Missouri.
More significant rankings for TJ include:
  • Top 100 for all private high schools in the U.S.
  • Top 1.5% for STEM of all high schools in the U.S. 
  • Top 1.5% most diverse private high school in the U.S.
  • Top 2% for all college prep schools in the U.S.
Traditional rankings rely almost exclusively on metrics like test scores and academic performance, but Niche’s rankings provide a more personal view of a school. They combine user input—ratings from current students, alumni, and parents—with quantitative data from sources like the U.S. Department of Education to evaluate teachers, resources and facilities, extracurricular activity opportunities, and more. “We are lucky to have world-class faculty and staff supporting our curious students to—as our mission states—lift up the world with beauty and intellect,” said Head of School, Dr. Matt Troutman. “I am proud that we are again identified as one of the best in the country.”

You can view TJ’s profile and see the full list of 2023 rankings, methodologies, and data sources at We are grateful to our community for working hard every day to make Thomas Jefferson School worthy of national attention.

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Thomas Jefferson School

4100 S. Lindbergh Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63127
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