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Thomas Jefferson High School


830 Old Clairton Road  Jefferson Hills, PA 15025
Principal: Pete Murphy
Assistant Principal: Adam Knaresborough
Assistant Principal: Paul Ware


Financial Aid Night Presentation

Amy Sawdey, PHEAA's Higher Education Access Partner in Allegheny County, gave a Virtual Financial Aid Night Webinar to provide an early understanding of the financial decisions students need to make concerning higher education. Topics included higher education costs, the types of financial aid available, and how to apply for financial aid. Click here to view the presentation materials. The entire webinar is available to view at: https://www.wevideo.com/view/1898554925

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AP Examination Registration Deadline

AP Orders are due no later than Friday, October 30th. Every student enrolled in an AP class is encouraged to take the corresponding AP exam. Students who score a 3 or better on an AP exam will be reimbursed for the cost of the test. Checks should be made payable to "Thomas Jefferson High School" and the standard cost is $95/exam. Qualified students are eligible for the reduced rate on the order form. If any family has concerns about the cost of an AP test, please contact Mr. Kilcoyne at [email protected]

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Senior Class of 2021 Graduation Information

  • Orders due by March 12, 2021

  • Cap & Gown Unit Cost $33.96 

  • Tassel is included 

  • Price increases for orders placed after March 12, 2021

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SAT Prep Course

Click here for information on a prep course to help TJHS students prepare for the October SAT.
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2021 Senior Yearbook Photos and Submission Information

Please see the attached documents below for information on senior photo guidelines, submission dates and instructions. If you have any questions, please email Gwenna Cokley, TJHS Yearbook Advisor, at [email protected]
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Driver's Pass Application 2020-2021

Completed driver's application and $40.00 can be submitted to the main office Monday thru Friday, 8:00 am - 2:00 pm as follows:
Seniors - July 13 thru July 24
Juniors - July 27 thru August 7
All applications must be submitted no later than August 14 in order to drive the first day of school.
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WORK PERMITS - new procedure

If a student is in need of a work permit, the parent must print, complete and sign the attached application form where highlighted, then have the student bring the completed application with a document showing proof of age to the reception area of the high school, where the permit then will be issued.
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2020-2021 TJHS Program of Studies

Click here to view the 2020-2021 TJHS Program of Studies.


Please click here to view the latest Scholarship opportunties listed on the Counseling Department website.

Common Sense Media

Click here for more information.

Pep Rally Link

Please watch our Pep Rallies livestreamed on:

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TJTV is here! If you would like to watch morning announcements live, please click on this link. Announcements take place during pd. 3. Also if you download the Livestream App, you can create an account and follow us for notifications on broadcasting times. 


Upcoming Events


PTA Council Meeting

Wed Jan 27 2021

Virtual Parent Forum

Wed Feb 10 2021

Presidents' Day - No School

Mon Feb 15 2021

Virtual Parent Forum

Wed Mar 10 2021

Virtual Parent Forum

Wed Apr 14 2021

Virtual Parent Forum

Wed May 12 2021