Getting In to TJ

County school officials made two announcements regarding admission to Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in the Alexandria area.

The preparation classes will be two hours, two evenings a week for five weeks. Registration is open for eighth grade students.
Instruction focuses on admission test-related mathematics and verbal reasoning, essay writing and study strategies.
Tuition at TJ for Fairfax County residents is $265, for non residents $365. For more information, call 703-227-2254, 703-227-8446 or visit www.fcps.edu/DIS/OACE/prek12/tj_admintestprep.html.
< Applications for Thomas Jefferson are available in middle schools in Arlington, Fauquier, Loudoun and Prince William counties and the city of Falls Church along with many private schools. There will be an open house for prospective eighth grade students and their parents from 8:30 a.m. to noon Sat. Oct. 15.
Applications are due by Oct. 28 to the designated counselor or to the Thomas Jefferson admissions office, Holmes annex, 6525 Montrose St., Alexandria, Va. 22312.
For more information, call 703-658-5823.

By Steve Fehr |  October 11, 2005; 3:32 AM ET  | Category:  Schools
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