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Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School
ISACS Membership status: Fully Accredited Member School

Address: 3401 East Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801
Telephone: (417) 781-5124
Fax: (417) 781-1949
Web site: www.tjeffschool.org
Grade Levels: PK-12
Enrollment: 340
Boarding/Day: Day
Gender: Coed
School Description:

Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School opened in August 1993, and today enrolls approximately 340 students enrolled in grades PK-12. A Board of Trustees governs the school, and the school is directed by the Head of School. Students are engaged in a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, with all students taking several Advanced Placement courses during their Upper School years. All students commit to the TJ Honor Code, in which they pledge respect and compassion, honesty and truthfulness, self-discipline and perseverance, trust, consideration, and sportsmanship.  Extracurricular activities include performing and visual arts, academic and athletic competitions, organizations, and clubs. Enrollment at TJIDS is open to all, and financial aid is available to qualified students. The school awards more than $1,000,000 in financial aid annually to over 40 percent of the student body. In addition, significant privately funded merit-based scholarships are available. The school has graduated over 360 students in 22 classes, with virtually all enrolling in four-year institutions immediately following graduation.










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