Thomas Jefferson Middle School models itself on President Jefferson's vision of an "academic village," an intimate setting where everyone actively participates in the pursuit of knowledge. Our school embraces a theme which demonstrates the interconnectedness of the humanities, academics, and technology.We are a school of about 800 students with 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. TJMS follows the principles of "The Patriot Path." Read more facts and figures in our school reports or download our TJMS Brochure. You can also compare us with other schools at the NC School Report Card.Mission: Thomas Jefferson Middle School students will develop the love of lifelong learning and strive to grow as members of an academic village in preparation to actively participate in an ever-evolving world.Vision: As members of our academic village, students are celebrated for their diversity and growth. They understand collaboration is a critical factor in the application of knowledge to creatively solve real-world challenges.