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 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.

Save the Date! Lower School Open House

Please join us on Sunday, January 29th from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. to learn more about our Lower School. Faculty and staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about USJ. In the meantime, if you have any questions about enrollment, please contact Kay Shearin at 731.660.1692.

Blog: The Power of the Empty Chair

I first heard of this idea through a podcast by Daniel Pink. He said the idea originally started with the old Sears Roebuck Company and later Amazon. In a nutshell, the idea is to have an empty chair around a table during a meeting. It could be a staff meeting, a board meeting, or some other meeting where decisions will be made.

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Mid-South Scholastic Art Competition

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NEW Infant & Toddler Program

Beginning in August 2017, we are expanding our Early Childhood Program to include toddlers and infants as young as six weeks of age. This facet of the program will provide nurturing care and guidance as children grow and develop through play and discovery. Learn More

USJ Students Recognized in Student Art Competition

Congratulations to USJ art students whose work was accepted into the 2016 West Tennessee Regional Art Center Competition Learn More