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About Our School

Thomas Jefferson Senior High School is one of the two high schools in Bloomington Independent School District 271. There are about 1600 students at Jefferson in grades 9 through 12. Jefferson's mascot is the Jaguar.  Jefferson competes in the Metro West Conference in athletics, academic teams, drama, and music. Jefferson has a rich athletic tradition and has won 41 team and 14 individual state athletic championships over its long history. We offer 34 athletic programs including 3 adapted sports.

School Information

4001 W. 102nd Street
Bloomington, MN 55437

Main Office 952-806-7600
Counseling and Health Service Fax Number 952-806-7901

Other important phone numbers
2018-19 Calendar
Driving directions to Jefferson

School Hours

School start: 7:50 a.m. (6:50 a.m. for Early Bird Classes)
School dismissal: 2:37 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Friday
2:14 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Daily Schedules

Building Security

In order to ensure the safety of all Jefferson's students and staff, anyone entering the building must report to the office to sign in. Visitors must wear a visitor badge while on school premises.

School Accolades

  • 2009-10 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence
  • U.S. News & World Report National Bronze Winner
  • Senator Mark Dayton School of Excellence Award
  • Minnesota Academic Excellence Foundation School Spotlight Award

Academic Profile

Jefferson's academic profile

School Board Ambassador

Beth Beebe