North Jackson Elementary is one of 33 elementary schools in the Jackson Public School District. We serve students in grades Pre Kindergarten thru 5th grade. North Jackson has served the educational needs of the community since 1980. Conveniently located in the heart of North Jackson, our school is surrounded by several prominent neighborhoods and churches, making our mission of providing a nurturing environment to our students an everyday reality.
North Jackson houses several special programs including Pre-K, Gifted Education, Exceptional Education programs and Strings (provided by the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra).
Our staff is made up of an energetic group of educators and life-long learners. We have several National Board Certified teachers as well as teachers with advanced/graduate-level degrees and certifications. To ensure that we reach every student, our school also has an incomparable group of instructional partners, interventionist assistants and volunteers who work diligently to reinforce our vision and mission.
Our school adopters, Brown Bottling Group (Pepsi), The Salvation Army and Xerox, consistently support our school’s programs and initiatives and can regularly be found volunteering and spending time encouraging our students. Together, along with our parents and community stakeholders, we work hard to provide our students with the best possibilities to make everyday a GREAT DAY!
PHILOSOPHY OF NORTH JACKSON
We, the faculty of North Jackson Elementary School, believe that an atmosphere conducive to the total development of the child; intellectually, personally, socially, and physically should be provided. We except a major responsibility for helping children to develop competence in reading and language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, health, art, music, physical education and technology.
We believe that the school should encourage each child to reach his/her full potential, to develop into valuable citizens in our society, to develop a positive self-concept and to become well rounded individuals.
We believe that, above all else, the welfare of the child should be our major priority. The school should provide the child with many rich and enjoyable experiences that will increase his/her desire for knowledge . The school's programs should be constantly evaluated as to student growth, effectiveness of current methods and materials, and according to the school and economic demands created by society.
North Jackson Elementary School is a place for students to learn, teachers to teach and parents to be involved.
One Team-One Goal-One Mindset: Intentional Excellence