Applying to Thomas Jefferson High School


** Please see the updated Newsletter for the admissions process for 2021! **
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Eligibility Requirements:

- Students must be in the 8th grade

- Students must be enrolled in Algebra I or higher math course in the 8th grade

- Students must have at least a 3.5 GPA – This GPA is for final marks in 7th grade for math, science, English, social studies and World Language (if for high school credit) as well as 1st quarter 8th grade for the same subjects.  Please contact the TJ Admissions office if you are unsure if your student’s grades qualify. (tjadmissions@fcps.edu)
- Rippon Students must be taking Extended Language Arts class to meet the additional honors class requirement for this year.

 

The Process to Begin Your Application:

The TJ admissions website is located here: https://www.fcps.edu/tjadmissions (Links to an external site.)

- Click “Freshman Application Process”, and proceed to the bottom of the page to access the application.

 

Steps to Complete the Application

1.  The STUDENT must access the Log-In Screen prior to the parent and complete the initial log-in process that includes entry of a parent name and email address.

2.  Parent receives an auto-generated email containing the "link" for them to log-in and create the parent account. This link does expire so parents are encouraged to log in as soon as possible.

3.  TJ Liaison Counselor from the applicant's school verifies math course. (Allow 24 hours, minimum, for this verification to be completed.) Auto-generated email is sent to applicant and parent after verification advising them they may complete the application.

4.  Applicant and parent must both electronically sign

5.  Submit the application. 

6.  An auto-generated email will be sent to the applicant and parent advising them that the application has been submitted. 
 

Contact TJHSST Admissions:

Admissions Office Phone Number (general inquiries):  571-423-3770 
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Admissions Office FAX: 571-423-3777

Email: tjadmissions@fcps.edu