5800 N. Washington Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22205
703-228-5500
Fax: 703-536-2775
Saturday, April 30, 2016

TJHSST

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Thomas Jefferson School for Science and Technology is a Governor’s regional school offering a comprehensive college preparatory program emphasizing the sciences, mathematics, and technology.  Any Arlington County student enrolled in grade eight may apply, and if selected, would attend TJHSST tuition free.  Selection is highly competitive based on the results of and aptitude test, teacher recommendations, grades and other information.  For an informational PowerPoint about Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, click here!
Please check out their website for application materials, testing tips, and more! www.fcps.edu/pla/TJHSST_Admissions

 
Swanson 8th graders: Are you interested in applying to TJHSST? Come to the Student Information Session on 10/2 at 8 AM in Room 139! Make sure you RSVP to your counselor to get a pass! This is a student event for Swanson 8th graders. 

TJHSST Info Session

 
TJHSST Applications

TJHSST applications are online.  On Monday, September 21, 2015 at 4:00 p.m., the TJHSST Admissions Online Application System will open here: www.fcps.edu/pla/TJHSST_Admissions.  Applications are due by October 16th, 2015 by 4:00 p.m. 

 
TJHSST Admission Test
All applicants to the freshman class of 2020 that submit a completed application by the October 16, 2015 deadline are automatically registered to take the Thomas Jefferson Admissions Test. This is the only way to register for the admissions test and all applicants to the freshman class of 2020 must take the admissions test. This year's test will be administered on Saturday, December 5, 2015, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 11:00 a.m. at Swanson Middle School.  All Arlington students must take the test at Swanson.

Important Dates for 2015 - 2016 Winter Round

  • September 21, 2015 – Online and paper applications available. Paper applications are available only by contacting the TJHSST Admissions Office.

  • October 2, 2015 @ 8:00 a.m. - Swanson 8th grader TJHSST Student Information Session (RSVP with Ms. Wilks or Ms. Reardon in Counseling!)
  • October 16, 2015 – APPLICATION DEADLINE (Online and Paper)

  • December 5, 2015 – Admissions Test

  • December 12, 2015 – Inclement weather date for Admissions Test

  • January 15, 2016 – Online applicants receive semifinalist pool notification through online system

  • January 15, 2016 – Semifinalist pool notifications for paper applicants are mailed

  • January 23, 2016 – Student Information Sheet/Essay administration

  • January 30, 2016 – Inclement weather date for Student Information Sheet/Essay administration

  • February 12, 2016 – Teacher Recommendations due

  • April 30, 2016 – Final admissions decisions posted/mailed no later than this date

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR FRESHMAN WINTER ROUND APPLICANTS  (TJHSST CLASS OF 2020) IS OCTOBER 16, 2015 by 4:00 p.m. NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR ANY REASON.


 
Last Modified on September 15, 2015
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