Thomas Jefferson High School Admissions Process

Important Dates for 2019-2020 Thomas Jefferson High School Admissions Process

September 2, 2019           Online applications available for eligible 8th graders at

*Ms. Wright, TJ Liaison Counselor for Longfellow verifies math course. (Allow two days for this verification to be completed.) Auto-generated email is sent to applicant and parent after verification advising them they may complete the application.

September 16, 2019        A TJ Admissions Administrator will talk to both 7th and 8th grade students  from  2:30 pm to 3:30 pm in the LMS cafeteria. Parents may attend.

September 27, 2019        APPLICATION DEADLINE at 4:00 p.m. There are no exceptions to this deadline.

November 9, 2019            Test Day 

January 17, 2020              Applicants receive semifinalist pool notification through online system

January 24, 2020              Deadline for Applicants to Enter Teacher Recommendation Information 

February 8, 2020               Essay/SIS Administration Day

February 10, 2020             Deadline for Teachers to Complete Recommendations

April 30, 2020                    Final admissions decisions posted (No later than)


Questions or concerns? Contact Ms. Wright, TJ Liaison  at @email