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Thomas Jefferson High School


Phone: (210) 438-6570 

Address:  723 Donaldson Ave., San Antonio, Texas 78201

School website: Thomas Jefferson High School website

School Facebook page: JeffersonHSSAISD

Academic programs: International Baccalaureate

School history: Sitting amid 30 acres of land on the northwest side of San Antonio, is the beautiful and historic campus of Thomas Jefferson High School. It was built in 1931-32 with the assistance of local artisans and craftsmen. In 1929 only two high schools existed in San Antonio, Brackenridge High on the South Side of town and Main Avenue High on the North. Continue reading by clicking here.

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Campus News

Jefferson High School held a special parade for the class of 2020, even decorating the entire campus lawn with cutouts of each senior! Photo courtesy alumnus and school board trustee Ed Garza.


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Distinguished Alumni

Inspire Award Recipients

2019: Diego Bernal

2019: Cosmo F. Guido

2018: Charles T. Barrett, Jr.

2018: Marcia Nasatir

2016: Dr. Jaime Garza

2016: Dr. W.E. Moerner, class of 1971,  Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University and one of three recipients of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

2014: Ernest Bromley

2012: David Frederick

2012: Edith McAllister

2011: Julian Castro, Class of 1992, Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Former Mayor of San Antonio

2011: Leticia Van de Putte, Class of 1973, former state legislator

Other Notable Alumni:

Joaquin Castro
(U.S. Congressman)
Class of 1992

Henry B. Gonzalez
(late U.S. Congressman who served for 37 years)
Class of 1934

SAISD Athletic Hall of Fame Honorees

2017: Phil Harris, Class of 1962 and Laura Neugebauer Groff, Class of 1982

2016: Gabe "Señor Sack" Rivera, Class of 1979  



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