West Tennessee's College Preparatory School

University School of Jackson is West Tennessee's college preparatory school. It offers a challenging curriculum in a nurturing and safe environment. We educate students from PreKindergarten through the 12th Grade. From the child-centered environment in the Lower School to the college advanced placement courses in Upper School, USJ offers your child an education that will prepare him for college … and success in life. Learn more.

Sign Up for Christmas Break Fitness-Athletic Camp Today

This Christmas break, keep your kids active by signing them up for camp with Upper School Strength & Conditioning Coach Nick Stamper.

  • December 21-23, 2015 (M-W)
  • December 28-30, 2015 (M-W)
  • Ages 8-11: 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Ages 12-14: Noon to 2:30 p.m.

Options: $130 both weeks; $80 one week; $30 a day

Location: USJ Strength & Conditioning Facility and Upper School Gym; campers will meet in the Upper School Gym for check-in.

Our staff understands that inspiration, dedication, and maintaining a positive work ethic are the keys to success. Campers will have fun while thriving in a safe and professional environment. Coach Stamper has designed this camp to teach kids to have fun with games while learning to stay motivated to compete with determination.

Coach Nick Stamper is a certified and highly qualified performance coach who works with athletes from Little League to the professional level, as well as fitness enthusiasts. Additional staff includes USJ Middle School soccer coach Briamst Castro, alumni Lee Mayhall ('12), and Powers Spencer ('13), as well as yoga instructor Melissa Hutchison.

To secure a spot, submit payment to Melissa Zerfoss, Alumni and Summer Programs Director and Assistant to the Head of School in the Upper/Middle School front office by Wednesday, December 16. This course is open to non-USJ students. For more information, email Coach Stamper or call Melissa at 731.300.3686.

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Trey Smith named Lineman of the year

A huge congratulations to Trey Smith for being named the 2015 Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Division II-A, Class A Lineman of the Year. Trey was nominated last year and has now won the award as a junior. He is the sixth player from USJ to win the Mr. Football Award. Read more.

Upcoming Christmas Choral Concert

The USJ Arts Guild presents a Christmas Choral Concert featuring the Upper and Middle School Choirs on Sunday, December 6 at 2 p.m. in the Blankenship Theatre. Admission is free. Selections to include a melody of pieces entitled "Classic Noels" blending classical masterworks with favorite Christmas carols creating a unique collection with a distinctively Baroque touch for the Christmas and Advent seasons. Additional selections will also include O Holy Night, Carol of the Bells, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, and Christmastime is Here. Read more.

TAEA West TN Regional Student Art Competition

Congratulations to the following students who were accepted into the TAEA West TN Regional Student Art Competition: Read more.

Students Participate in the Tennessee Northwest Regional Honor Choir Festival

Congratulations to all of our students who participated in the Tennessee Northwest Regional Honor Choir Festival. Read more.

Libby Lynch named 2015-16 TAEA NAHS Sponsor of the Year by Tennessee Art Education Association

The Tennessee Art Education Association has chosen Libby Lynch for the 2015-16 TAEA NAHS Sponsor of the Year. Ms. Libby Lynch established the NAHS chapter 1757 at University School of Jackson in Jackson, TN in 1998. Read more.