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.

Russ Ellis Named Chief Development Officer

As Chief Development Officer, Mr. Ellis will work closely with our Director of Development, Ron Kirkland, and Assistant Director of Development, Cathy Garrett, to create and implement a short- and long-term advancement plan to meet development goals and objectives and cultivate relationships with key constituents.

Mr. Ellis will also work to promote the need for philanthropy to sustain a specialized and quality education and foster excitement for fundraising efforts. He along with Cathy Garrett will also oversee the management of gift processing and donor acknowledgment. Learn More.

Kevin Cheng selected to perform in the 2018 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall

Sophomore Kevin Cheng is an accomplished violinist, who has been playing since the age of nine. During the High School Performance Series, selected musicians rehearsed and performed under renowned conductors and had the opportunity to meet other like-minded musicians from around the world as they prepareed for and performed at a truly world-class venue.

Coach Shutes and Our Lady Bruins Finished The Season Strong

Coach Tony Shutes and the Lady Bruins had an outstanding 2017-2018 season. Coach Shutes marked his 500th career win, Senior Ashton Hulme scored her 1000 game point, and the team ended the season 27-5. 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.