• Kirksey Middle School opened its doors September 10, 2010 under the leadership of Dr. Edward Buck. Kirksey Middle School is named after the late Senator Henry J. Kirksey. Our school is 84,000 square feet with 20 classrooms, an art room, a choral room, and a band room. It includes a gymnatorium, cafeteria, a speech/hearing room, health room, and library/media center. The new building also includes boys' and girls' athletic facilities.   


    Vision Statement

    to provide the foundations for all students to
    transition to high school with success on
    grade level academically as well as the knowledge to
    make responsible decisions”


    Mission Statement
    Kirksey Middle School will
    prepare students for success
    by ensuring they are
    Ready, Responsible, and Respectful.


    The educators at Kirksey Middle School will:

    Provide a climate that is safe, orderly, and clean.
    Employ the best instructional strategies for teaching and learning.
    Provide multicultural activities that produce a better understanding of many cultures and their relationship to our students’ lives.
    Provide hands-on activities, field trips, experiments, and creative community projects.
    Use computer technology to enhance learning opportunities in all disciplines.
    Provide positive incentives for improved grades, exemplary behavior, and good attendance.
    Provide healthy intramural programs that foster participation for all students and opportunities for social interaction and teamwork.
    Provide opportunities for parental involvement and ownership through shared decision-making.


    General Information

    School Colors:
    Blue, Silver, and Orange

    School Mascot:

    School Motto:
    Cultivating Outstanding Learners Towards Success

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Contact Us

  • Address

    5677 Highland Drive
    Jackson, MS 39206


    (601) 987-8360


    7:30 am - 3:30 pm