If you are ready to learn more about USJ, we recommend you begin with a campus visit. Contact Laura Moore at 731-660-1692 or email to make an appointment for a school tour.

If you are already sure that USJ is the school for your child, you may begin the enrollment process by filling out an application. You have several options available to complete the applications process:

1) Apply Online

Our online application form is available for you to fill out. Then you may pay your $50 application fee online or send in your $50 application fee to: Admissions Office
 University School of Jackson
 240 McClellan Road
 Jackson, TN 38305

2) Download Application Form

If you prefer, download a PDF of our application. After printing it and filling it out, mail it to the address above, along with your $50 application fee. We will send you the rest of the applications materials, or you can download the forms below.

3) Request an application packet

Email Laura Moore if you need an admissions packet mailed to you. You also may call her at 731-660-1692.

Applying for the Infant & Toddler Program

Joining the USJ community at an early age will set them on the path to lifelong learning. This program will be open to USJ families first and will include full days of care up to five days a week. To enroll, infants must be six weeks old and toddlers must be 12 months old by August 15th.

For more information on these options, please contact Laura Moore, Director of Admissions at 731.660.1692 or by emailing

Applying for Cubs - Grade 5

Students entering Cubs, Jr. Kindergarten, and Kindergarten are required to attend an informal classroom visit and evaluation with the teacher. (Jr. Cubs applicants must be two years old on or before August 15. Cubs must be three years old by that date, and Kindergarten applicants must be five years old by then.)

Formal admissions testing will begin at the First Grade level. An appointment will be made for the student with the Admissions Office for testing in scholastic aptitude, scholastic achievement, and a writing sample. All families and students will have a personal interview with the Admissions Director and/or Division Director.

A Request for Admissions Information should be sent to your previous/current school.

We will need one Confidential Recommendation Form completed by the previous/current school administrator, current math or English teachers, or guidance counselor.

Applying for Grade 6-12

A Request for Admissions Information should be sent to your previous/current school.

We will need two Confidential Recommendation Forms completed by your current school or previous administrator, current math or English teachers, or guidance counselor.

Financial Aid

University School of Jackson provides over $400,000 worth of need-based financial aid each year. If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please contact the Business Office at 731.664.0812 or the Admissions Office at 731.660.1692.

Notification of Acceptance

The University School Admissions Committee will review the student's file information and determine the appropriate admissions status after it receives the following requested information:

  • Application and $50 application fee
  • Student’s transcript, current report cards, standardized test scores, and reports of any psychological or educational testing
  • Birth certificate and immunization record
  • Confidential school recommendation forms
  • Testing and interview results

We will notify you of the status of your application as soon as possible.

Statement of Nondiscrimination

University School of Jackson admits students of any race, color, and national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, and national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and financial aid programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.