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Welcome to Thomas Jefferson School (TJ), a small but far-reaching coed boarding and day school for grades 7 to 12 located in St. Louis, an independent city in east Missouri.

We offer a core classical rigorous curriculum with all advanced placement courses and college prep SAT and ACT to students from St. Louis to Shanghai, Little Rock to Nowy Sacz. We are a community of diverse minds who share the highest standards and seek “to lift up the world with beauty and intellect.” We are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.


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Boarding Life:
At Thomas Jefferson (TJ), boarding students from all over the U.S. and all over the world will form lasting friendships with their local peers. Likewise, day students will share space in the dorms and learn how to manage living with others – great practice for college.

If you are an American student, perhaps a classmate will invite you abroad, or if you are an international student, maybe you’ll be invited to spend part of a school vacation here in the heart of the United States.

The rooms at TJ, situated in cottages with their own outside doors and private baths (but with teachers around the corner) promote structured independence.

Boarding life makes TJ look more like a relaxed liberal-arts college than a regimented American high school. After the business-and-dress-code part of the day (the mornings with the academic solids), the casually attired afternoon schedule includes labs, sports, extracurricular activities, study halls (for younger students and students in grade trouble), and some more unscheduled time that you get to manage on your own.


School / Office Address: 4100 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis
Missouri
USA
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