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Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School delivers a liberal arts, college-preparatory academic program with a Western civilization focus.

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Committed to Academic Excellence

Committed to Academic Excellence

Thomas Jefferson’s liberal arts, college-preparatory academic program builds an unshakable foundation for your child’s success.

From Pre-K through 12th Grade, your child will master language arts, mathematics, science, history/social studies, and world languages. Art, music, and physical education, along with a wide range of extracurricular activities, enhance your child’s educational experience.

At TJ, we make sure your child receives mentoring and individualized attention from our expert faculty. These highly skilled and deeply caring educators engage, challenge, motivate, and support your child. They go beyond imparting knowledge and teach your child to think critically, communicate clearly, and develop a strong moral compass.

Your child will thrive in a mission-driven, diverse, and inclusive educational environment where students commit to our Honor Code, pledging to embrace principles such as integrity, compassion, respect, and self-discipline.

Our time-honored approach works. Our graduates are well-prepared for college-level study, and matriculate to some of the most selective schools in the country. Beyond exemplary students, they are also fine citizens who live rich and rewarding lives, all over the world.

Academic Excellence at TJ

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Academic Excellence at TJ


TJ graduates admitted to 4-year colleges and universities.

$7 million +

Merit-based scholarships offered to the Class of 2023


Average ACT score for Class of 2023


Since 1993, TJ has proven its value and purpose, providing opportunities for countless students whose lives were forever changed by our mission.

Laura McDonald - Head of School



Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School delivers a rigorous liberal arts college preparatory curriculum in a supportive and nurturing environment.