• Oak Forest Elementary School is a community-based school located in south Jackson, MS. Oak Forest is staffed with experienced professionals for students in K-5th grades. Oak Forest prides itself on academic success, which is evidenced in its creative instructional practices and continued focus on developing the whole child.


    Our School’s Motto

    Soaring High, Soaring to Do Our Best! 

    Our School’s Mission

    The mission of Oak Forest Elementary is to build a stronger school that supports every scholar, every day as they prepare to be ready for life. 

    Our School’s Vision

    The vision of Oak Forest Elementary is to develop high achieving scholars in a clean and safe environment.



    We, the faculty and staff of Oak Forest Elementary School, believe in the holistic learning approach. This belief resonates throughout or school's culture and is a collaborative effort among teachers, parents, students, community, and the Jackson Public School District. We are committed to enhancing academic goals and learning experiences for all of our students. We are building stronger schools together by:

    • ensuring a a safe and orderly environment
    • encouraging positive behaviors by maintaining a progressive school culture for an effective community
    • building teacher capacity through professional learning communities
    • building healthier communities through physical activities and healthy eating habits
    • equipping parents with the tools for helping students achieve their maximum growth
    • encouraging students to become life-long learners

    The hallmark of Oak Forest Elementary is to Achieve, Believe, and Contribute.