Thomas Jefferson High School

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310 Old Clairton Rd

Clairton, PA 15025

(412) 655-8610

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 891

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Thomas Jefferson High School

TJ is honestly one of the most driven and motivated districts around. After graduating from TJ, I can honestly say my first year of college was basically a review of high school. TJ holds their students to a high level of education that I have ever experienced. Being a student, I would complain about ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/03/14

We recently had my daughter's Gifted Program meeting, and I am so impressed with the geniune concern from the teachers and administration to provide supplemental resource and activities for these students. Also, I want to acknowledge the involvement of our new superintendent, Dr. Panza. He attended ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

The academic programs are definitely very strong, particularly the English program. I never realized that I was light years ahead of other college-aged students in terms of grammar, research, and writing skills until I took a freshman writing class in college. When I was there, most of the teachers were ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 09/19/07

Thomas Jefferson gets you prepared for college better than anyother school. Their research program teaches students how to use notecards and bibcards at a very young age, but you use the same techniques you use in college. The resources that TJ provides with the AP program is wonderful. They get you ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 06/05/07

the school is very nice. they have many school activities and good staff. students seem to be better prepared for college.

Posted by a former student on 09/01/06

TJ has great sports teams. It also has excellent academic programs.

Posted by a former student on 09/10/05

The school is clean, well fun and safe. The students are provided with an excellent education from a supportive staff. The students are spirited and have come together on many occasions.

Posted by a other on 09/19/03

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Test scores for Thomas Jefferson High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Thomas Jefferson High School
West Jefferson Hills School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Clairton schools — Thomas Jefferson High School is located at 310 Old Clairton Rd, Clairton PA 15025. 310 Old Clairton Rd is in the 15025 ZIP code in Clairton, PA The school district for Thomas Jefferson High School is the West Jefferson Hills School District. Thomas Jefferson High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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