Phone: 253.945.5600 Website: www.tjhs.fwps.org Fax: 253.945.5656 Principal: Joseph Rush Assistant Principal: Estefanie Lobo Assistant Principal: TJ Young Assistant Principal: Dennis Eller Counseling: Meredith Bactol, Tara Frank, Brooke Scheib, Heydi Temby, Ashley Perez Grades: 9-12 Year School was Built: Original Building: 1967 Current Building: 2020
Thomas Jefferson High School aims to provide a safe, secure, and diverse environment that encourages students to be active, life-long learners. We do this by providing challenging curricular programs that foster inquiring, knowledgeable, internationally-minded, and caring young people who actively strive to create a better world through intercultural understanding and respect.
Increase scholar social-emotional efficacy through teaching, modeling, and practicing SE skills in support of a safe environment
Goal 5- Persistence to Graduation: High School Graduation Through Successful Transitions
90.1 % Graduation Rate
IB for all…with support
Area of Focus
Creating opportunities for scholar voice and ownership by integrating knowledge, culture and experience into school planning and improvement. To build on learning needs of scholars, including academic background, life experiences, culture and language
Thomas Jefferson High School is one big family. We want to partner with all families in our commitment to empowering the mind and heart of the whole scholar. As partners, we share in the responsibility of our scholars’ success. We actively seek parents to join our Raider Parent Movement, to become mentors for our Communities In Schools program, and to volunteer on campus. We want to partner with our parents to fully support our scholars to success. For more information, please call the Thomas Jefferson High School Main Office 253-945-5600).
You can find data for all schools on Washington’s Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction’s website including scholar demographics, teacher information, free and reduced lunch rate, school funding and financial resources, and assessment data at reportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us.