• Sykes Elementary School is one of 33 elementary schools in the Jackson Public School District. It serves students in grades K through fifth grade.

    SES Mission

    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.

    SES Vision

    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.

    School Namesake 

    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.


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  • Sykes Elementary School
    3555 Simpson Street
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 371-4303

    "Taking Pride in Excellence!"