Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Home of the Jaguars!

Office Hours:  7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Thomas Jefferson Middle School, the oldest middle school in the Desert Sands Unified School District, located in Indio, California, opened it's doors in 1947. Today, TJMS is academically focused with the help from outstanding teachers and a supportive administration. We are proud to be ranked a 10 in similar school rank, which is the highest possible ranking.

Did you know. . .
Mr. Daugherty was the DSUSD Middle School Teacher of the year in 2012?
The TJMS concert band and jaguar band won gold medals at Forum Music in 2014?
The broadcast team won an award at the Palm Springs Short Film Festival in 2012?
The TJMS concert band was the only middle school in DSUSD to rate an unanimous superior at the Indio HS SCSBOA band festival in 2013?

What's New...
  • Look out for the new bell schedule for 2015-2016!  It is posted under "School Information".  The first bell doesn't ring until 7:53 AM on Wednesday!
  • AVID banquet is Wednesday, June 3rd at 6 PM in the MPR
  • Congratulations to the Concert Band for their GOLD rating at Forum Music on May 15th
  • Congratulations to Gilbert Guerrero and Ulani Delgado for auditioning and making the Indio High School Wind Symphony!

A Message from Principal Lopez...

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A Message from Asst. Principal Jacqueline Olmos

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