Memphis Schools

Jackson Elementary


  • Grades Served: PK – 5
  • District: Shelby County Schools
  • 358 Students
  • 20 Students per Teacher
  • School Day: 8:15am – 3:15pm
  • Extended Care: 3:15pm – 6:15pm
  • Opened in 1958
  • Uniform Required
  • 2016 National Blue Ribbon School Recipient
  • Listed as one of the Top 10 Shelby County Schools that are closing the achievement gap
  • Special Events--Spanish Heritage Festival; Red Ribbon Week-D.A.R.E.; Family Reading, Math, & Science Night; MAD Scientist Day; Family Dance; Pajama Reading Day; Character Day; College & Career Day; Honors Day; Fall Field Day; Scholastic Book Fair; Pioneer Day; Black History Program
  • We are a Level 5 School - the highest level of achievement in the SCS District.
  • Where Are They Now? - A special opportunity designed to recognize the achievements of former Jackson Elementary students who have gone on to complete college or trade school and become successful productive adults
  • Extracurriculars: Drama club, art club
  • Gifted Education: CLUE
  • Parent Involvement: Monthly parent data meetings and monthly "Coffee With the Counselor" meetings. Scheduled Parent Information sessions, based on testing schedules.
  • Tours: Tours are available throughout the school day daily. Parents simply need to check in the main office to request a tour.

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  • Lacks Economic Diversity97.2% of students are Economically Disadvantaged
  • Lacks Racial Diversity


47% -4.2% In 2015, 47% of students tested Proficient or Above
5 In 2015, the TVAAS Growth Score showed more than expected growth

Why are we still showing 2015 scores? Learn more in our Beware of 2016 Test Scores post. Visit the TN State Report Card for available 2016 scores.

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