Overview

  • G. N. Smith elementary is one of 33 elementary schools in the Jackson Public School district. It serves students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade.

    History

    Golden Nathaniel Smith (1881-1948), was born in Terry, MS, and attended public schools in Hinds County.  He graduated from Tougaloo College in 1903. In that same year, he began teaching in the public schools of Hinds County, where he taught until 1917, with exception of two years (1909-1911) during which he served as principal of a school in Hazlehurst. He taught at Robertson School, Martin School, and Lanier. He retired in 1947.

    Mission

    The mission of G. N. Smith Elementary School is to have a high performing school that serves high performing scholars in a clean and safe environment.

    Motto

    We are E.A.G.L.E.S – Eagles Achieving Greatness through Life – Long Learning by Exhibiting Success!!!

    Culture

    The Scholars are:

    • Well- Disciplined and Humble
    • Self-Motivated and Give 100% Effort
    • Accountable for their Actions
    • Problem Solvers with the Ability to Overcome Any Challenge

    The Teachers are:

    • Professional
    • Data Driven
    • Collegial and Collaborative
    • Compassionate and Love Students

    The Administrators are:

    • Innovative Visionaries
    • Accessible
    • Supportive
    • Good Communicators
Last Modified on May 22, 2018