Raines Elementary is in the Jackson Public School District. It serves students in grades pre-K-5.
The students of Raines Elementary School are soaring into the 21st century and succeeding in a learning environment that expects excellence in achievement and accepts nothing less than one’s personal best. Our Namesake
Mary Ida Raines (1861-1935) was a native of Rankin County who attended Brandon Female College, Peabody, and Tulane University. She taught in the Engine House in Jackson and was later transferred to a first grade assignment at Central. She taught in the Hinds County School System from 1902 to 1908 and at George School from 1908 until 1933.
The mission of Raines Elementary School is to build stronger schools together so that every scholar, every day, is ready for life.
The vision of Raines Elementary School is to be a high-performing school that serves high-performing scholars in a clean, safe environment.
- Build Relationships
- Be Respectful
- Be Responsible
Open Doors Gifted Program
National Elementary Honor Society
ESL (After-School Program)
School Sponsor: MS Roadmap to Healthy Equity
Uniform Colors: Blue, Khaki, White
Motto: "Soaring for Tomorrow Today"