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 infancy through the 12th Grade. From the child-centered environment inb 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.

USJ Announces New Head Football Coach

Michael Stroup, former head coach of Scotts Hill High School, will be leading the USJ Bruins when they take the football field this fall. Read More

Blog: “I Remember that Worksheet Packet,” Said No Student Ever.

We are ending another school year, and summer is upon us. I fondly recall my childhood towards the end of a school year with anticipation of summer and all of the great things that came with it, mostly the fact I didn’t have to go to school. I was free to play outside, get dirty, explore the creek next to my grandparents’ house, go fishing, play ball, ride my bike, and pass out from exhaustion later that evening only to wake up in the morning and do it all over again. Read More

USJ Announces New Director of Admissions

The University School of Jackson is pleased to announce that Laura Moore has been selected as the new Director of Admissions beginning January 1, 2018, following the retirement of Kay Shearin who has served the school in this role for thirty years. Read More