OUR MISSION Thomas Jefferson School gives its students the strongest possible academic background through a classical education. Within a nurturing community, students develop a responsibility for their own learning and a desire to lift up the world with beauty and intellect.
PHILOSOPHY AND PURPOSE • To educate students who have ability and motivation and who want to be challenged academically. • To develop in students qualities that will help them live happily as adults, such as independence, honesty, courage, the habit of hard work, and a sense of responsibility for themselves and the community. • To teach students to live and work with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and to respect feelings, beliefs, and customs that are different from their own. • To give graduates an unsurpassed intellectual foundation for college success.