News & Features
October 11, 2019 – All JPS schools will have Parent-Teacher Conference Day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday, October 21. Report cards will be issued to parents. There will be no school for students.
October 10, 2019 – Work begins Friday, October 18. JPS families and employees are encouraged to plan alternate routes in advance.
October 9, 2019 – The scholarships were made possible through a partnership between Mississippi Professional Educators and the Mississippi Department of Education with funding from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
October 3, 2019 – October is National Principals Month. Help us honor, thank, and advocate for principals. Use #ThankAPrincipal.
September 23, 2019 – The Jackson Public School District improved to a "D" rating based on the state's accountability system that evaluates how schools and districts performed in the 2018-2019 school year.
- 7 a.m. School Opens and Breakfast Starts
- 7:30 a.m. First Bell Rings, Breakfast Ends, and Instruction Begins
- 7:45 a.m. Tardy Bell Rings (You must sign your child in after 7:45)
- 2:15 p.m. School Dismissal
Early Dismissal: 12 p.m. as specified in District Calendar
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