Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) Admissions Test
All applicants to the freshman Class of 2023 that submit a completed application by the September 28, 2018, deadline are automatically registered to take the Thomas Jefferson Admissions Test. This is the only way to register for the admissions test and all applicants to the freshman class of 2023 must take the admissions tests. This year's tests will be administered on Saturday, November 10, 2018, beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending at approximately 12:00 noon. All applicants will receive a test site email the week of October 29 with detailed logistics for test day, including the following information.
What you should bring on test day:
- Your test site email
- Three #2 pencils (sharpened with erasers)
Optional to bring on test day:
- Extra erasers
- Sweater or sweatshirt
- Small snack and/or bottle of water (to be consumed during the break)
DO NOT bring on test day: (Use of these devices or unapproved materials may result in disqualification.)
- Cell phone
- Watch - regardless of type
The test is offered at 17 locations through Northern Virginia (12 in Fairfax County, three in Loudoun County, one in Arlington County, and one in Prince William County). Applicants must select a test site location within the school division in which they reside (City of Falls Church applicants may test at any site because there is no test site located in the City of Falls Church).
A complete map of test sites with addresses is located here.