Thomas Jefferson High School (Denver)

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Thomas Jefferson High School
Location
3950 South Holly Street
Denver, Colorado 80237

United States
Coordinates39°38′48″N 104°55′18″W / 39.64668°N 104.92177°W / 39.64668; -104.92177Coordinates: 39°38′48″N 104°55′18″W / 39.64668°N 104.92177°W / 39.64668; -104.92177
Information
TypePublic secondary school
Established1960
School districtDenver Public Schools
PrincipalMike Christoff [1]
Faculty90
Grades9-12
Enrollment1078[2]
Campus sizeMedium
Campus typeOpen
Color(s)         Brown and gold
AthleticsFootball, lacrosse, soccer, cheerleading, swimming and diving, wrestling, softball, baseball, basketball
Athletics conference5A
MascotSpartans
Website

Thomas Jefferson High School is a secondary school located in the Southmoor Park neighborhood, on the southeast side of Denver, Colorado, United States. It is operated under the Denver Public Schools. 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 offers Advanced Placement classes in English, mathematics, science, social studies, and Spanish. It also hosts a gifted program in various areas of study, such as the Computer Magnet Program, JROTC, and X-Track courses.

Thomas Jefferson's programs include a student-run newspaper, student-run newscasting, yearbook assembled in-house, diversity club, National Honor Society, and DECA.

Demographics[edit]

1,078 students were enrolled in the 2009-2010 school year.

Using federal government guidelines, 42.39% of the students were eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.[2]

Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome from Principal Christoff : Thomas Jefferson Journal".
  2. ^ a b http://www.piton.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=SchoolFacts.Summary&School_ID=296

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