• Raines Elementary is in the Jackson Public School District. It serves students in grades pre-K-5.

    The students of Raines Elementary School are soaring into the 21st century and succeeding in a learning environment that expects excellence in achievement and accepts nothing less than one’s personal best. Our Namesake

    Mary Ida Raines (1861-1935) was a native of Rankin County who attended Brandon Female College, Peabody, and Tulane University. She taught in the Engine House in Jackson and was later transferred to a first grade assignment at Central. She taught in the Hinds County School System from 1902 to 1908 and at George School from 1908 until 1933. 

    Our Mission

    The mission of Raines Elementary School is to build stronger schools together so that every scholar, every day, is ready for life.

    Our Vision

    The vision of Raines Elementary School is to be a high-performing school that serves high-performing scholars in a clean, safe environment.

    Our PBIS Expectations

    • Build Relationships
    • Be Respectful
    • Be Responsible

    School Profile

    National Elementary Honor Society

    School Sponsor: MS Roadmap to Healthy Equity 

    Uniform Colors: Blue, Khaki, White

    Motto: "Blasting into New Heights"

  • Address

    Raines Elementary
    156 Flag Chapel Road
    Jackson, MS  39209


    7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


    (601) 923-2544


    Faculty/Staff Directory

Last Modified on December 8, 2023