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