A Standard of Excellence in Education

The University School of Jackson is where a challenging academic curriculum meets extensive extracurricular programs and guided character development. With the opportunity to succeed in athletics and fine arts, coupled with a focus on leadership, our students discover the ability to thrive at USJ and beyond. Learn more.

College Credit Options at USJ

USJ offers several options that allow students to earn college credit while attending USJ. Our College Advising office works closely with students to assess which option best suits their post-secondary goals. Learn More.

Outlying Counties Transportation Services

The University School of Jackson offers transportation services for USJ students living in the Brownsville, Bolivar, and South Jackson areas. Learn More.

Laura Moore Takes Over As The New Director of Admissions

We begin the new year with Laura Moore moving into the Director of Admissions role at USJ following the retirement of Kay Shearin. Laura has been with USJ for 14 years and has a great understanding of the excellent programs we offer at our school. Learn More.

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for 2018

Congratulations to our students who received an award at the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for 2018. There were over 3000 entries this year and USJ had nine pieces selected for the show. Thank you to Anna McPeake and Libby Lynch for their outstanding work with our students.

School Nurse Mary Ann Giampapa Works to Keep USJ Happy and Healthy

Our on-site school nurse, Mary Ann Giampapa, is tasked with the oversight of school health services and to promote health education. Because healthy children are successful learners, school nurses advocate for the physical, emotional, mental, and social health of students. Learn More.