Welcome to Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Supportive, Be Safe!


 5th Grade Parent Night - April 7th

This is a link to our presentation for parents of incoming 6th grade students. 

5th Grade Parent Night Presentation

Still have a question? The todaysmeet/TJMS_Parent room will be open until April 14th. Click the link below. We will check the questions each day and do our best to get you an answer! 

 Future TJMS Parents -

 If you would like information about TJ happenings and volunteer opportunities please fill out this form.

Incoming 6th Grade Parent Information

For Daily Announcements, Please Click HERE 


School Contact Information
Mrs. Elizabeth Krutz, Principal:  ekrutz@valpo.k12.in.us
Mr. Cary McKay, Assistant Principal:  cmckay@valpo.k12.in.us
1600 Roosevelt Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Phone: 219-531-3140  Fax: 219-531-3146
School Hours: M, Tu, Th, F - 7:55a.m.-2:50p.m.
Late Start Wednesday- 8:25a.m.- 2:50p.m.
Office Hours: Monday-Friday- 7:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
Information about student insurance:
Parent involvement is still a necessary part of our students' educational experience. If you are interested in volunteering your time, talents, and support at TJMS, please click on the link in the PARENTS tab for the Parent Volunteer Sign-Up
Mission Statement      
Thomas Jefferson Middle School recognizes that each of our students comes to us with unique and individual needs. Our mission is to challenge all of our students to reach their greatest potential through a fully integrated curriculum. We encourage students to become lifelong learners by developing a passion for knowledge and a desire to enhance their community and the world around them. We strive to appreciate a diverse community that fosters mutual respect and social responsibility enhanced by a strong partnership between home, school and the community.We Believe all Students:benefit when the school staff, parents, and community collaborate in the education process.need to be provided a solid academic foundation, which includes communication, research, and technology skills.need skills to adapt, compete, and achieve in an ever-changing society.need to feel valued and respected as individuals with diverse experiences and backgrounds while developing character, citizenship, and responsibility.  

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