Thomas Jefferson High School (San Antonio)

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Thomas Jefferson High School
Thomas Jefferson High School, San Antonio, TX.JPG
Thomas Jefferson High School in 2012
In omni uno
Address
723 Donaldson Ave.
San Antonio, Texas 78201
Information
School type Public, High School
Founded 1932
School district San Antonio ISD
Principal Orlando Vera
Grades 9–12
Language English
Color(s) Red, White and Blue               
Mascot Mustang
Newspaper [The Declaration]
Website
Thomas Jefferson High School
Thomas Jefferson High School (San Antonio) is located in Texas
Thomas Jefferson High School (San Antonio)
Location in Texas
Coordinates 29°27′55.8576″N 98°32′17.5302″W / 29.465516000°N 98.538202833°W / 29.465516000; -98.538202833Coordinates: 29°27′55.8576″N 98°32′17.5302″W / 29.465516000°N 98.538202833°W / 29.465516000; -98.538202833
Built 1932
Architectural style Mission/Spanish Revival
NRHP Reference # 83003093
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 22, 1983[1]
Designated  June 29, 1983

Thomas Jefferson High School is a public high school in San Antonio, Texas and is one of ten high schools in the San Antonio Independent School District. Completed in 1932 at a cost of $1,250,000, it was the third high school built in the city.[2]

Architecture[edit]

Its Moorish/Spanish architecture make it a visually distinct element in what was the old Woodlawn district.

Recognition[edit]

In 1983 Jefferson was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3] In 1995, it was included in the Local Historic District by the City of San Antonio.[4] In 2010, Jefferson was honored to be selected as Grammy Signature Award Winner.[5]

TJHS Alumni Association[edit]

The Thomas Jefferson High School Alumni Association is a non-profit organization. The mission of the association is to promote academics, involvement and development encompassing Thomas Jefferson High School, alumni, students and community.[6]

TJHS Historical Preservation Society[edit]

The Thomas Jefferson High School Historical Preservation Society is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.[7]

The Society's stated mission is:[7]

  • Preserve and conserve the historic exterior and notable interior spaces of the Thomas Jefferson High School, 723 Donaldson Avenue, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Preserve and conserve historic memorabilia and artifacts that are of significance to the present.
  • Educate the community about the significance of Thomas Jefferson High School as a San Antonio Historic Landmark and as a Texas Historic Landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Notable alumni[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Communications[edit]

Education[edit]

  • John Silber, President, Boston University
  • John Frederick, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, University of Texas at San Antonio (2008-Present)

Government[edit]

Military[edit]

Physical science[edit]

[7]

References[edit]

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External links[edit]