The students within Jackson County are our #1 focus and are at the very center of everything we do within the school system.
The community support that parent volunteers, organizations and local businesses give back to our school system is a critical part of the success for the Jackson County School District.
To prepare students to understand, contribute to, and succeed in a rapidly changing society, ensuring that our students develop both the skills a sound education provides and the competencies essential for success and leadership into today’s emerging economy.
The Jackson County School District will provide every student with the foundation of knowledge, skills and character necessary to excel in higher education, work and life.
Our Students and Community Members make it happen!
Due to information received from state and local officials regarding safety concerns, Jackson County Schools will be closed on Monday, August 21, 2017.
On Wednesday, April 5, the JCHS and JCMS Technology Student Association (TSA) attended the annual state conference in Chattanooga, TN. JCHS had 8 students to attend and compete this year. Students competed in the following categories: Technological Problem Solving, Photographic Technology, CO2 Dragster, Engineering Design, Promotional Design, and On-Demand Video.
On Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 6:00pm, The Jackson County Board of Education held its 7th Annual Employee Awards Program. During the night, our teachers, staff and friends were honored with awards for their service to the Jackson County School District. Awards include: Volunteer of the Year, PTO of the Year, Seniority Awards (15, 20,[…]
Jackson County Schools enjoyed a career day on May 2nd. The career fair reached students grades 6th-12th, and the Foxy Fours were able to tour the career fair as well in conjunction with their “community helpers week”. Students had fun speaking to local businesses and vendors as they think about their future careers!! Jackson County[…]
Our very own Foxy 4’s had a great day this past week had a great day of fun in the sun in the sands of Roaring River park to learn the letters of the alphabet!
Elizabeth shown here pictured on the phone, is calling her mom to tell her that she has won the U.C.E.M.C. (Upper Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation) Essay Contest for 2017! UCEMC sponsors an essay contest for the 11th grade in each of the high schools in their service area. To be eligible, students must be dependents[…]
Elizabeth Newberry, a student from Jackson County High School, has won first place in the Math Division at the Upper Cumberland Technology Science Fair! The title of her winning project was called, “How do Geometric Shapes Impact Livable areas?” Please see below PDF file for the basis for her project. Congratulations Elizabeth for your outstanding[…]
Famous Bluegrass Superstar, Jamie Dailey, came back to his home roots here in Gainesboro, TN for a visit with Jackson County Middle School. Jamie visited 6th grade and gave them a special lesson about the importance of school, respect, and achieving their goals. Jamie became a member of the Grand Ole Opry on March 17,[…]
Students came to school today at Gainesboro Elementary to find a great surprise! Thanks to a wonderful grant provided to Gainesboro Elementary School, students were able to begin spring break with a new pair of shoes! A big thanks to Rural Compassion, volunteers from the Refuge Assembly of God, our anonymous shoe company, and the[…]