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




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Reflections Art Program

We are so proud of our JH students who participated in the 2020-21 Reflections Art Program!  First Place winners have advanced to the Alexandria City competition.  Congratulations to all of our winners and participants!

We'll post a video of the entries soon, but for now, here's a list of winners in each category (download flyer here)

Dance Choreography
First: Ashani Irwin, Roar
Second: Javin Irwin, Sunflower
First: Saha Irwin, Without Me

Film Production
First: Ansel Mangum, The Basics
First: Auden Mangum, I Matter Because I Am Human
Second: Samarth Rao, Fun with Beyblades!

First: Ansel Mangum, Mad the Matter
Second: Ellora Ferretti, I Matter
Third: Javin Irwin, Good Skills Make Up A Good Family
Honorable Mention: Javin Irwin, How My Family Cares About Me
First: Auden Mangum, The Only Light
Middle School
First: Nairobi Dillard, Stop killing

First: Ansel Mangum, No Sickness
First: Gemma Cordt, The Natural World
Second: Gemma Cordt, The Nature Cleaner
Third: Auden Mangum, The Group of Two

Music Composition
First: Evelyn Gennarelli, Even Me

Visual Arts
First: Adelaide Hekhuis, I matter because I can help the Earth
Second: Kate Mehaffey, Happy Flowers
Third: Javin Irwin, My Family Matters About Me
Honorable Mention: Ashani Irwin, Roar - Say No to Someone
Sanaya Rao, Family
Ansel Mangum, Creeps
Ashani Irwin, The Family of Nature
First: Auden Mangum, The Only Light
Second: Saha Irwin, Help, Explore, Connect
Third: Samarth Rao, I Matter Because.......of Beyblades
Middle School
First: Makayla Crenshaw, I matter
Second: Nairobi Dillard, Natural Beauty

Also, thank you to all of our judges!

2020-21 Reflections Judges

Chandresh Kedhambadi

Cynthia Marie Combs

Mona Sehgal

Rodney Avery

Daya Devaiah

Jenna Mayfield, Mayfield Photography LLC

Tomoko Kamasumi

Sara Lavan

Gillian Ray

December 9 - 8:00 PM - PTA Meeting 

We will post a link soon. 

All PTA events are open to everyone.  

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.

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. 

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 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.

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* Volunteer Coordination

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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.


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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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