Welcome to Jefferson Forest High School

The mission of Jefferson Forest High School is to provide the best possible opportunities to meet the educational needs of each student in a safe, well-equipped, well-maintained, and supportive environment where students, staff, parents, and community members are involved in all aspects of school life. High expectations regarding academic achievement, critical and creative thinking skills, integrity, fairness, and equality will be emphasized in order to maximize educational opportunities for each student.

We make every effort to create an website that will be a primary source of current information for all users and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community. If you have information pertinent to our school community please contact the webmaster by clicking here.

Good News Items:


Bedford County schools name our own
Debra Woodson
Teacher of the Year!
To find out more click here

JFHS Relay for Life Club:

We are very proud of the members of our Relay for Life Club. They raised $1,677.99 for the relay event on Saturday. Their team was also ranked 10th in the standings out of 33 total teams.



The JF VEX Robotics Teams won three events at the Technology Students Association State Competition in Richmond on Saturday. Programming Champion, Skills Champion, and Overall Champion.
Our state champions are pictured above from left to right: KC Schimmoeller, Jack Neenan, James Tall, Christopher Geier, Judd Francis, Zachary Geier, Michael Xu on their outstanding effort!  In June they will be heading to Nationals in Washington, D.C.

This is a photograph of DJ Braye and his parents posing with Virginia Delegate Scott Garrett. DJ's drawing, "Thomas Jefferson on Vacation" hung up in the Capitol Building in Richmond for 60 days during a General Assembly Session.
Once again JF has obtained national recognition for our scholastic accomplishments!

The Washington Post recognized us as one of the most challenging high schools in the US for the 2013-14 school year . Click here for details!

Newsweek has named JF one of the top schools in the US for 2012-13. 
Click here to see how we were chosen!  Click here to see our name in the list. Once you are on the America’s Best High Schools List page, use the search box at the top by typing Jefferson Forest High School into the “Search by School or City” box to just see JF's ranking.  To see how we ranked among other Virginia schools, just type in VA in the state search box.  Click View All and scroll down to find JF.
 County-wide Good News of Interest!


News from JFHS:

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Morning Announcements

Enrollment Procedures for New Students
Mondays and Wednesday 8A.M.-4P.M.
Click here for info
 Student Schedule Mailing Dates:


Junior and Senior student schedules will be mailed Thursday, July 24th. 

Freshman and Sophomore student schedules will be mailed Thursday, July 31st.


 Supply List Information:
Please check the website of the teachers on your schedule for specific supplies needed for that class. There is not a general supply list provided by the school. 

  July 2014  
Go to Main Calendar
Please click on "Go to the Main Calendar" above.  Then click on the activity to see the correct time.

Upcoming Events
Date and Time: Aug 05, 2014
Category: Professional Development
Date and Time: Aug 06, 2014
Category: Professional Development
Date and Time: Aug 07, 2014-Aug 08, 2014
Category: Professional Development
Date and Time: Aug 11, 2014-Aug 13, 2014
Category: Professional Development
Date and Time: Aug 11, 2014 12:00PM- 3:00PM (EST)
Date and Time: Aug 12, 2014 12:00PM- 7:00PM (EST)

Teacher Dinner Break 4:30-5:15

Date and Time: Aug 14, 2014
Category: Academic
Date and Time: Aug 14, 2014 7:50AM- 3:35PM (EST)
Date and Time: Aug 21, 2014 7:00PM-10:00PM (EST)
Category: School Board Meeting
Date and Time: Sep 01, 2014
Category: Holiday