Thomas Jefferson High School (Denver)
|Thomas Jefferson High School|
|3950 South Holly Street
Denver, Colorado 80237
|School district||Denver Public Schools|
|Principal||Suzanne Morris-Sherer |
|Number of students||1078|
|Color(s)||Brown and Gold|
|Athletics||Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Cheerleading, Swimming and Diving, Wrestling, Softball, Baseball, Basketball|
Thomas Jefferson High School is a secondary school located in the Southmoor Park neighborhood, on the southeast side of Denver, Colorado. Thomas Jefferson High School is operated under the Denver Public School system. The school teams are the Spartans. The school and its athletic fields are undergoing significant renovations, both of which were built in 1960.
The school is operated by Denver Public Schools. The school offers Advanced Placement classes in English, mathematics, science, social studies, and Spanish. The school also hosts a gifted program in various areas of study, such as their Computer Magnet Program, JROTC, and X-Track Courses.
Thomas Jefferson, additionally, has many programs for students that include a student-run newspaper, student-run news casting, yearbook assembled in-house, diversity club, National Honor Society, DECA, and more.
Enrolled in the 2009-2010 school year were 1,078 students.
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- Malcom Glenn - Former student journalist and president of The Harvard Crimson
- Daniel Graham - 2 Time Super Bowl Champion, Former NFL (Tight End), (New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, Tennessee Titans, and New Orleans Saints) Attended University of Colorado at Boulder
- Tyler Green - Former MLB (Pitcher) (Philadelphia Phillies) Attended Wichita State University
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- Derrick Martin - 2 Time Super Bowl Champion NFL (Cornerback), (Baltimore Ravens, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, and New England Patriots) Attended University of Wyoming
- Jovan Melton - Colorado State Representative, House District 41
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