School Profile

School Information

  • Address: 4248 S 288th St

                   Auburn, WA 98001

    Phone: 253.945.5600


    Fax: 253.945.5656

    Principal: Joseph Rush

    Assistant Principal: Estefanie Lobo

    Assistant Principal: TJ Young

    Assistant Principal: Dennis Eller

    Counseling: Tara Frank, Kristen Leon, Brooke Scheib, Ashley Perez

    Grades: 9-12

    Year School was Built: 1967

School Mission Statement

  • Thomas Jefferson High School aims to provide a safe, secure, and diverse environment that encourages students to be active, life-long learners. We do this by providing challenging curricular programs that foster inquiring, knowledgeable, internationally-minded, and caring young people who actively strive to create a better world through intercultural understanding and respect.

Our School Goals

  • Our school goals align with the district strategic plan:

    Goal 2- Whole Child: Thriving, Confident, Responsible Individuals

    Pride Points

    • You Talk, We Listen
    • Character Strong support program

    Area of Focus

    • Increase scholar social-emotional efficacy through teaching, modeling, and practicing SE skills in support of a safe environment

    Goal 5- Persistence to Graduation: High School Graduation Through Successful Transitions

    Pride Points

    • 90.1 % Graduation Rate
    • IB for all…with support

    Area of Focus

    Creating opportunities for scholar voice and ownership by integrating knowledge, culture and experience into school planning and improvement. To build on learning needs of scholars, including academic background, life experiences, culture and language

Community Involvement

  • Thomas Jefferson High School is one big family.  We want to partner with all families in our commitment to empowering the mind and heart of the whole scholar.  As partners, we share in the responsibility of our scholars’ success.  We actively seek parents to join our Raider Parent Movement, to become mentors for our Communities In Schools program, and to volunteer on campus. We want to partner with our parents to fully support our scholars to success.  For more information, please call the Thomas Jefferson High School Main Office 253-945-5600). 

School Improvement Plan and Score Cards



School Data

  • You can find data for all schools on Washington’s Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction’s website including scholar demographics, teacher information, free and reduced lunch rate, school funding and financial resources, and assessment data at

    Also, check out the FWPS Data Dashboard on our website: and click on the “Data Dashboard” icon at the top of the page.

  • Updated:05/16/2023