Leadership Team 

Head of School: Dr. John McCain
Academic Principal: Dustin Barnes 

Assistant Principal: Tiffany Young


1501 Cameron Street 
Alexandria, Virginia 22314 
Tel: 703-706-4400

Fax: 703-836-7923

School Website

PTA Email: pta.jeffersonhouston@gmail.com




Alexandria, Virginia

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Ending the Silence 

for Parents & Caregivers

Join NAMI Northern Virginia for a free virtual educational presentation and learn the warning signs of mental health conditions in children and teens, as well as how to work with school staff, healthcare providers and your child to get the best support. The event includes a time for a Q&A with

Dr. Kynai Johnson (Alexandria City Public Schools) and Dr. Kirimi Fuller (Department of Community and Human Services).  This event is on January 27, 2021, at 7 P.M. Join on Zoom @ bit.ly/2UDZj26  See this flyer for additional information in English, Spanish, Arabic, and Amharic. 

Note: This event is right before our January JH PTA meeting and is expected to last for around an hour and a half, so feel free to join our meeting late, if needed.  The NAMI event will not be recorded for later viewing, but we always try to record our PTA meetings. 

January 26 - 6:45 PM -

National PTA Reflections Showcase

January 27 - 7:00 PM -

NAMI "Ending the Silence"

January 27 - 8:00 PM - PTA Meeting 

Join us for our January PTA meeting. Register for the meeting here to receive the Zoom room information in your inbox. All PTA events are open to everyone. 

February 24 - 8:00 PM - PTA Meeting

March 24 - 8:00 PM - PTA Meeting

April 28 - 8:00 PM - PTA Meeting

May 26 - 8:00 PM - PTA Meeting

June 16 - 8:00 PM - PTA Meeting

Donate to the JH PTA!

Show your support by donating to our

2020-21 MemberHub Fundraising Campaign

or by sending a donation through Venmo or Paypal.

Call for Volunteers!

The J-H PTA is still looking for a volunteer to lead the Yearbook Committee for the 2020-21 school year. We also need help with photos and layout.  Please get in touch with Yaël if you're interested in helping. 

treasurer.jh.pta@gmail.com or 

(703) 672-0469 (call or text)

Join the JH PTA!

Join the JH PTA for $10 (or $5 for teachers) through our MemberHub site here.


Financial assistance is available for memberships. 

For more information, contact 

treasurer.jh.pta@gmail.com or 


Become an officer or join a committee to

share your talents! 

See our announcement in the Board Members section of this website for more details about open positions for the 2021-2022 school year.

 Help Raise Money for the JH PTA!
Link your accounts and scan receipts, so that every time you shop, the PTA earns money.  Click here for step-by-step instructions.

- Link your Harris Teeter VIC card to JH (School Code: 7481, must re-link VIC card every school year).

- Purchase from smile.amazon.com (select: Jefferson-Houston Arts and Academy).

- Scan your grocery receipts into the Box Top$ for Education app.

The 2019-2020 yearbook is still available for $15! (Pick-up in North Old Town.)

Buy now using: 

· Venmo· Paypal

· Check or Cash

Jefferson-Houston Jaguar Pride!
Discover Jefferson-Houston


Our School Advantage


Jefferson-Houston is a state of the art facility in beautiful Old town Alexandria, Virginia, minutes from the King Street Metro Station. We currently have 625+ students. Learn more




Our PTA members are committed but we still need you! Parents, neighbors, community leaders, please join us. We need mentors, tutors, speakers and more! All volunteers must complete an ACPS Volunteer Application.  Click here for PTA Calendar


World Class Education


Jefferson-Houston boasts  a world class faculty 86% of which have advanced degrees. Our school has the latest tools in the classroom, including iPads, Chromebooksa, and SMART Boards. Students have the opportunity to learn, interact and create every day in every subject, using advanced technology.


Our Students


You will easily recognize our amazing Jefferson-Houston uniformed scholars in their burgandy or black shirts and khaki pants. Jefferson-Houston is a PreK-8 model school. Grade levels are separated by building floor levels, with the PreK, Kindergarten, and multiple disabilities classes on their own level. Also, each grade level enjoys its own cafeteria in separate ELA (Extended Learning Areas).  Take a tour and see how the building architecture enhances learning at Jefferson-Houston. 


Our Programs


Jefferson-Houston School is the only ACPS school designated as an official International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB-PYP) school and  Middle Years Programme (MYP). The school completed a multiyear training and implementation path to achieve recognition as one of an elite group of schools worldwide. As an I.B. World School, Jefferson-Houston is part of a global community of schools committed to developing knowledgeable, caring young people who will be ready to successfully negotiate their futures and make meaningful contributions to an increasingly global society. Learn More.


Contribute: Be a Partner


The Jefferson-Houston PTA strives to support our students with after-school enrichment programs, field trips, and other opportunities that encourage success. To do this, we need to grow our PTA coffers. You can help!  All donations are tax-deductible. Time, talent, in-kind gifts, and monetary donations are appreciated.

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Every time you shop, help the PTA earn money.

Please help us fundraise for our PTA all year round! Every time you shop, the PTA earns money. Click here for instructions on how to link your accounts.

 Link your Harris Teeter VIC card to JH (School Code: 7481, must re-link VIC card every school year).

 Purchase from smile.amazon.com (select: Jefferson-Houston Arts and Academy).

 Purchase uniforms at Land’s End, School Number: 900151390).

 Scan your grocery receipts into the Box Top$ for Education app.

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