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.

Preparation Underway for 47th Annual Holiday Mart

Volunteer sign-up for this year's Holiday Mart on November 18-20 is underway. Check out this video of USJ staff and students that showcases why you should support the "U" at this year's Mart. Learn More

The Little Mermaid Premieres Next Week

The dates for the show are Thursday, November 3 at 7 p.m., Saturday, November 5 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 6 at 2 p.m. Cost for admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and non-USJ students. Learn More

USJ Golf Teams Win 3rd in State

The USJ Bruin boys and girls golf teams both finished 3rd in Division II-A state tournament. Hatchett, New, Davis and Kirk finished in top 10. Learn More

Coach Simmons Awarded Coach of the Year Award

Congratulations are in order for Coach Oliver Simmons. Coach was named the Division II-A 2015-16 Don Meyer Coach of the Year by the Basketball Coaches Association of Tennessee (BCAT). 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