The mission of Thomas Jefferson High School, a committed community of families, students, staff, neighbors, and businesses, is to promote holistic student growth which respects and recognizes the value of every student and enables all to reach their infinite possibilities through challenging, engaging learning experiences mentored by highly qualified, passionate people. At Thomas Jefferson High School, a premium is placed on developing and graduating globally competent, inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.
Thomas Jefferson High School seeks to sustain exemplary student performance in order to become the school of choice for all residents in our attendance zone. High expectations, a shared focus, and collaboration with parents and the school community to support school objectives is required to drive being recognized as an oasis of academic excellence. Students will benefit from a safe and nurturing school atmosphere where all are treated with the respect and dignity required to cultivate individual growth. Expansion of the International Baccalaureate Programme and its utilization as a school-wide framework so that all students will be exposed to enhanced rigor and best practice to think and compete globally is the focus of instructional programming.