THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL

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310 OLD CLAIRTON RD
CLAIRTON, PA 15025
School Information
  • School Rating: 4
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: West Jefferson Hills School District
  • Students/Teacher: 14:1
  • Students/Grade: 222.3
  • Number Students: 889
  • Number Teachers: 70
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 7040
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 170
  • Principal: Mr Christopher Sefcheck
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (2545 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (63 Reviews)
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    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-06-01
    "I enjoyed the enthusiasm of the teachers; but the students are rather disrespectful. Also, the curriculum is not as rigorous as other school districts. At some points I feel like I am not as prepared for college as other kids are. Our guidance department is not frequently involved so it is hard to hear about opportunities for scholarships and college visit days."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-06-01
    "I really like how we take our athletics, arts, clubs, and teams very seriously. The students are passionate and want to succeed. However, the food and restrooms/hallways could use some help. Teachers are always willing to help and go the extra mile. Overall, I was pleased with my time at TJ."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-05-01
    "I have had a great experience here and love the teachers and their methods. Although i would like to see change of priorities maybe we will gain that will the new high school that's being built."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-04-01
    "Thomas Jefferson high school is a great school. They care about your academics, involvement, and your future. There isn't much diversity but they try to help you find the correct path"
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-04-01
    "In my experience at TJHS, I have seen much enthusiasm displayed by teachers in regards to their students and the growth they obtain in their classes. The issue I saw growing in the community was in the inequality that administration shows to the football players, as they simply allow the football players to run amuck the halls and do as they please while others face punishment just because they don't carry a WPIAL ring on their finger. I'd like to see more equilibrium in the treatment of all kids and see them all as just students with all equal opportunities and equal disciplinary actions."
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