Information about applying to TJHSST
Who can apply?
- 8th grade students taking Algebra or a more advanced math
- 8th graders interested in math, science, and technology
- 8th graders with a minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) 7th and 8th grade
**Important Dates for 2019 - 2020 Winter Round**
- September 3, 2019 – Online applications available.
- September 27, 2019 – APPLICATION DEADLINE at 4:00 p.m.
- November 9, 2019 – Test Day
- November 15, 2019 – Accommodations Test Day
- January 17, 2020 – Applicants receive semifinalist pool notification through online system
- January 24, 2020 – Entry by Applicants of Teacher Recommendation Information Deadline
- February 8, 2020 – Essay/SIS Administration Day
- February 10, 2020 - Deadline for Teacher Recommendations
- February 14, 2020- Essay/SIS Accommodations Test Day
- February 15, 2020 – Inclement Weather date for Essay/SIS Administration
- February 21, 2020 - Inclement Weather date for Essay/SIS Accommodations Test Day
- April 30, 2020 – Final admissions decisions posted (No later than)
How do I apply?
- On-line at www.TJAdmissions.org – get updates and results immediately!
- Click Freshman Winter Application Process, scroll down and click Apply Online
- Use your school network user name and password
- Math Verification may take a few days, be patient
- No computer at home – easy to do at school, Mrs. Turner will help!
How to prepare for the test:
- Practice basic math WITHOUT a calculator (cannot use a calculator on the TJ Test)
- Alternate test days, Medical or Religious reason, must provide proof
More application info at www.TJAdmissions.org and the TJ website