Errick L. Greene, Ed.D., Covid-19 Message, March 29, 2020 | JPS ITV Navigating the Coronavirus Response Web Page | JPS ITV
While Coronavirus remains an evolving public health concern, we will maintain this space to keep our public informed of the District's decisions related to maintaining the well-being of scholars, staff and our community. We will continue to monitor the latest developments and collaborate with the Mississippi Department of Education, the Mississippi State Department of Health, and the City of Jackson.
Below you will find updates from Jackson Public Schools as well as resources and advisories from health agencies and others leading the effort to control the spread of the illness in our area. Learn what you can do to prepare and prevent the spread of infectious diseases like coronavirus and flu.
Contact us with your COVID19-related questions at COVID19@jackson.k12.ms.us.
Get Information From Knowledgable Experts
- Mississippi Coronavirus Hotline: (8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday): 877-978-6453
- Toll-free: 1-866-HLTHY4U (866-458-4948)
- Public Health Emergencies: (601) 576-7400
Mississippi Department of Education
News & Features
April 6, 2020 – Jackson Public Schools announced its grab-and-go meal program will be extended through April 17 in accordance with Gov. Tate Reeves order for schools to remain closed until then.
March 25, 2020 – Report cards for JPS scholars will be posted and available on ActiveParent. Report cards will be mailed to high school juniors and seniors and those taking AP courses.
March 23, 2020 – The backpack bags that were distributed to JPS students included breakfast items, soup and pasta meals, juice boxes, fruit cups, and shelf-stable dairy.
March 19, 2020 – The SBE voted today to suspend federal and state assessments in accordance with Governor Tate Reeves' executive order closing schools through April 17.