News & Features
October 28, 2022 - Ask for More Jackson celebrated ten JPS teachers during its 2022 Outstanding Educators Awards on Thursday, October 13 at the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center.
September 1, 2022 - Eight JPS music educators completed certification levels I or II of the American Orff Schulwerk Association (AOSA) for music educators during the summer of 2022 at Jackson State University.
November 5, 2021 - Jackson Public Schools is honored to have four trailblazing educators as October’s Administrators of the Month.
November 3, 2021 – Ask for More Jackson celebrated ten Outstanding Educators from the Jackson Public School District who inspire hope, ignite imagination and instill a love for learning in scholars.
Elementary Academic Schedule
(Grades K - 5)
7:00 a.m.- 2:15 p.m.Morning Schedule:
- 7:00 a.m. Student Arrive/Breakfast
- 7:20 a.m. Bell for Teachers/Students Move to Classrooms for Instruction
- 7:30 a.m. Instruction Begins
- 7:40 a.m. Students are Tardy/Breakfast Ends
Early Dismissals (Teacher PD 80% Day) Every Last Tuesday of Each Month
- 1:45 pm Early Dismissals End
- 2:00 p.m. Walkers Dismiss
- 2:05 p.m. Car Riders Dismiss
- 2:10 p.m. Van Riders Dismiss
- 2:15 p.m. Bus Riders Dismiss
- 3:00 p.m. Instructional Teacher Assistants Dismiss
- 3:30 p.m. Teachers Dismiss
- 1:15 p.m. Bus/Car/Van Riders and Walkers Dismiss
Sykes Elementary Schools will use In-Person & Virtual learning models to provide quality
instruction in all core academic courses.