High School Transition

8th Grade Parents/Guardians,
If your student is interested in applying for a High School Specialty Program, make sure to check the PWCS Specialty Program Website for program information sessions. If you missed the zoom general information sessions earlier this month, PWCS will be posting recording of those sessions soon.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to your student's School Counselor:

Lisa Ware (Last Names A-Q): [email protected] 
Kari Chambers (R-Z): [email protected]


Battlefield High School Rising 9th Grade Information

Battlefield High School will host Rising 9th Grade Parent Night on Thursday, January 25, 2024.  Department representatives will be available to answer questions in the Commons 5:30pm-6:30pm.  A presentation by the Director of School Counseling, Julie Byrne, begins at 6:30pm in the auditorium.  This meeting is for all parents/guardians of 8th graders who may attend Battlefield in the 2024-2025 school year. 
In case of inclement weather, the snow date for this event is Wednesday, January 31, 2024.

Unity Reed High School

Our programs include AFJROTC, Aviation Maintenance, Cosmetology, Electricity, Environmental Engineering, Firefighting & The International Baccalaureate.  For more information visit our website linked here

Thomas Jefferson High School in Fairfax:

New Calendar 2023-2024 Freshman Round*  

Monday, Oct 23              Applications Available - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, Nov 15       Last Day to Begin Application - 4:00 pm

Friday, Nov  17               Application Deadline - 4:00 pm

Saturday, Feb 10            SPS/Essay Writing Administration - 8:00 am

Saturday, Feb 24            Inclement Weather Date for February 10

Friday, Feb 16                Accommodations, Make-Up SPS/Essay Writing Administration - 8:00 am

Friday, Mar 1                  Inclement Weather Date for February 16

Friday, April 26               Final Notifications Released on or Before (Per Regulation)

* Dates on calendar above may be subject to change

Thomas Jefferson H.S. Website: http://tjhsst.fcps.edu


General Information

9th Grade Words of Wisdom

Am I Ready to Take AP/Pre-AP Courses Quiz

High School Scheduling and Guidelines for Students

High School Course Catalog

Request to Expunge High School Courses Taken in Middle School Form: English (PDF) Spanish (PDF)