Jackson Public Schools


At Jackson Public Schools, we prepare scholars to achieve globally, to contribute locally, and to be fulfilled individually.


At Jackson Public Schools, we develop scholars through world-class learning experiences to attain an exceptional knowledge base, critical and relevant skill sets, and the necessary dispositions for great success.

Core Values

At Jackson Public Schools, we believe in the importance of equity, excellence, growth mindset, relationships, relevance, and a positive and respectful culture.

About Us

Jackson Public Schools is the second-largest school district in Mississippi, serving nearly 21,000 scholars, representing more than 80 percent of school-aged children in the state’s capital and only urban municipality. Jackson, Mississippi has about 170,000 residents in an area of 104 square miles. There are 7 high schools, 10 middle schools, 31 elementary schools, and 4 special program schools comprising the District’s 52 school sites. These schools are divided into 7 feeder patterns based on the high school receiving the area’s scholars.

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