There are two rounds in the TJHSST admission process: semi final and final round. Read the link re: Understanding the TJ Admission Process.

Semifinalist Pool Determination
 1. Based on a sliding scale of grade point
average and test scores
 2. GPA: 7th grade final and 1st quarter
8th grade marks (core subjects)

Final Round
1. Essay 
2. Student Information Sheet
3. Teacher Recommendations (Average of two)
4. Math portion of the Admissions Test
5. 7th and 8th grade Math and Science Grade Point Average 

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Our success rate ranges for the past years. 

  • 2018 class: 35 out of 39 were offered final admissions.
  • 2017 class:  We had a total of 29 students, 28 became semifinalists. 25 out of 28 semifinalists were offered final admissions to TJHSST!

Our TJ Test Prep Success Rate


"We modify our instruction based on the assessment data of each child."

Why are we unique?
  • Differentiated and individualized instruction
  • Research-based strategies based on student's learning styles
  • Experienced and highly qualified teachers
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What does the TJ entrance test demand?
How to prepare for TJ?
What needs to be developed other than the academic skills? 
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Why is our approach effective?

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Mona, 2015 TJ Semifinalist
Mona is now a rising freshman, TJ 2015!

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