Sykes Elementary School is one of 33 elementary schools in the Jackson Public School District. It serves students in grades K through fifth grade.
The mission of Sykes Elementary is to provide opportunities for our children to learn and grow academically, personally, and socially in a clean, safe, and nurturing environment.
Our vision at Sykes Elementary is to become a high performing school that produces proficient students who are critical thinkers and can compete in a global society.
Minnie Dameron Sykes 1886-1950. The Jackson native graduated from Central in 1902 and attended Converse College in South Carolina, Ole Miss, Tennessee and the University of Chicago. She taught at Lee School and Central in Jackson, and in Greenwood, Meridian and Gulfport.
Sykes Elementary School
3555 Simpson Street
Jackson, MS 39212
"Taking Pride in Excellence!"