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.

Trey Smith

Congratulations to Trey Smith on being name the #1 prospect in the 2017 ESPN 300 Jackson Sun ESPN

Annual Medieval Feast Day a Success for Fourth Graders

Costumed students paraded through the halls and into the festooned cafetorium. They were then announced by their royal names and presented to Queen Lisa Cates before taking their place at the feast tables to enjoy their meal.Learn More

Art Showcased at Ned Gallery

This spring, 35 art students showcased their work in the Ned’s art gallery. The collection numbered 55 pieces, five of which were the work of art teacher Libby Lynch.Learn More

Steel Magnolias Opens to large crowds

The drama department’s spring production of Steel Magnolias was a hit. The show ran from April 8-10 and performed for great crowds. Learn More

Morganti Named WBBJ Educator of the Week

Karen Morganti, Cubs teacher, was named WBBJ's Educator of the Week. She is now eligible for the state-wide Tennessee Education Lottery, Educator of the Month award. To vote for her (starting in May), go to seehowitaddsup.com. Congratulations, Mrs. Morganti, and thank you for all you do!

Students Raise Money for March of Dimes

Middle Schoolers came together on Wednesday, March 9, for an afternoon of festivities, with the goal of raising money for the March of Dimes. They accomplished everything they had intended, with fun had by all and $5,700 raised for the March of Dimes. Learn more

Students Receive Scholastic Art Awards

Every year, the USJ Arts Guild gives away a scholarship to a student, or students, to use at a one-time camp, class or event. This year, we are pleased to announce our scholarship recipients are Kayla Puzdrakiewicz and Nicholas Ballard. Learn more