One of the highest ranking high schools in the United States of America with a reputation for producing some of the most talented people on the globe. Population includes several nerds, losers, and geeks, but also some jocks, like any ordinary school. Contrary to popular belief, the vast majority of the population has a social life, and actually find it necessary to interact with others on a daily basis. The Aud Lob and the swimming pool on the 3rd floor tend to be the top hangouts of this educational oasis where freshmen take technology/engineering rather than world history. Also tends to produce various stereotypical thoughts such as a nerd school or one filled with students with no life or 6 hours of homework a night or a place with no alcohol or drugs or a school that performs terribly at sports or students that sleep with their TI-84 Plus Silver Edition calculators at night. However, only a few of these stereotypes are truthful, while most are simply urban legends created by people who were upset because they applied and did not get in. Some, however, are true:
Only at TJ do the jocks play calculator games.
Only at TJ can one be amazed by the incredible technology laboratories, then wonder why half the water fountains don't work.
Only at TJ does taking geometry freshman year means you're the stupidest of everyone and taking calculus sophmore year isn't a big deal.