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Principal's Message

  • Welcome!

    Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year! We welcome back our returning students and extend a warm welcome to our new students. We are excited about the upcoming school year and look forward to working with you to make it a successful year.

    At Thomas Jefferson High School, we are committed to providing your student with a world class education rooted in best practice and meeting the individual needs of all our students so that they can thrive academically and emotionally. This is why we have chosen a theme of "Excellence through Equity" this year. Our school goals reflect a commitment to effective school leadership, student achievement and student growth, high quality instructional practice, professional learning and collaboration, and family and community engagement.

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School News

2017 Valedictorian

  • Nina Rosenbaum

    Nina Rosenbaum will graduate with a 4.62 GPA. She is a member of the Student Council Association, she is an avid participant of Kung Fu, she volunteers at St. Mary’s Hospital and she is a part of the Dean’s Early Research Initiative at Virginia Commonwealth University which aims to enhance high school students' exposure to engineering. Nina has earned first and third place in the Richmond Public School Science Fair (2014 and 2015 respectively) and she is a member of the National Honor Society and the Spanish National Honor Society. Nina will receive $170,000 in scholarships and grants when she attends Occidental College in Los Angeles, California in the fall, majoring in Urban Environmental Policy.

    Occidental College
    Major: Urban Environmental Policy

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