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.

Mickey Marley Honored by State-wide Organization

Congratulations are in order for Mickey Marley, one of four of this year's inductees to the Tennessee Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. What a fantastic honor! Learn More

Homecoming 2016

Come out for one of the biggest weekends of the year and celebrate Homecoming 2016 with us on Friday, October 14!

Festivities begin at 1 p.m. as all USJ students line the campus to wave as the Upper School celebrates Homecoming 2016 with a campus-wide parade. All current families, parents, grandparents, and alumni are invited to attend. Learn More


USJ Unveils Five-Year Strategic Plan

On Tuesday, August 30, the USJ community gathered in the Blankenship Theater for the unveiling of the school’s new five-year strategic plan. Consultant Ian Symmonds and our Head of School Stuart Hirstein presented the details of the plan to those gathered there, providing insight into the future of USJ.

Download the strategic plan in its entirety here.

Alumni Parent Becomes USJ Board Chairman

John New Jr., USJ alum and parent, has taken over as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. John, who graduated from USJ in 1988, is a Financial Advisor with BancorpSouth, where he has worked for 11 years. Learn More

Great Year-End for the Dunn Family

When The Jackson Sun announced end-of- year honors, the Dunn family found themselves claiming not just one but two titles. Recent USJ graduate Addison Dunn was named Female Athlete of the Year, while her father, Coach Brian Dunn, earned the title of All-West Tennessee Softball Coach of the Year. Learn More