Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School

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Tel: (417)781-5124
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  • Through a dedication to academic excellence, Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School stands accountable for educating students to make the most of their abilities.
  • The school educates students to acquire and refine essential academic knowledge and skills; cultivate an appreciation of the arts; develop lifelong fitness skills; assume responsibility for their behavior; seek out challenge, welcome criticism, test new capacities; practice self-discipline; and find joy in learning.
  • The school brings students together with teachers who exemplify intellectual curiosity, a dedication to truth, and the advantages of living the examined life.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1993

Student Body

Total Students343 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeThomas Jefferson Independent Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Average ACT score28
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,825
Tuition NotesTuition ranges from $7,840-$15,125 depending on grade and program attending.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Acceptance Rate
28%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorClaire Berger

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Academic Team, Band, Book Club, Chess Club, Choir, Instrumental Ensemble, National Honor Society, Orchestra, Quiz Bowl, Robotics, science club, Vocal Ensemble, Yearbook Club Academic Team, Band, Book Club, Chess Club, Choir, Orchestra, Quiz Bowl, Robotics, science club, Vocal Ensemble, Yearbook Club, Instrumental Ensemble,
National Honor Society,

School Notes

  • Through a dedication to academic excellence, Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School stands accountable for educating students to make the most of their abilities. The school educates students to acquire and refine essential academic knowledge and skills; cultivate an appreciation of the arts; develop lifelong fitness skills; assume responsibility for their behavior; seek out challenge, welcome criticism, test new capacities; practice self-discipline; and find joy in learning. The school brings students together with teachers who exemplify intellectual curiosity, a dedication to truth, and the advantages of living the examined life.

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School Reviews

5  1/29/2015
BEST SCHOOL EVER! This school has the best staff, students, and acedemics! I HIGHLY reccomend it to any student that wants to be challenged, but also have an amazing time!
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