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Jackson Christian School

Jackson Christian School is a coeducational private Church of Christ traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Small City

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Overview

Overview

Jackson Christian School says

At JCS our aim is to prepare our graduates for the rigors of college and beyond. With a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1, and more than 63 percent of our current faculty holding a Master's degree or higher, we can give our students the ability to maximize their chance of future success. The 69 graduates of the JCS class of 2011 will soon descend upon college campuses across the country. Our seniors will enter the next phase of their education with confidence that they have been prepared for their bright future. The top 20% of our seniors earned an average score of 28 on the ACT. Through our Dual-credit program many of them will enter their freshmen year with more than 20 college credit hours under their belt. While these students are busy buying bedding and other necessities for their dorm room, their parents are resting a little easier knowing that their child received a part of the more than $3.4 million in scholarships awarded to our 2011 graduates. Mission Statement:To lead students to love God by providing a quality values-oriented education in a Christian environment.Students:We have approximately 1,000 students from 11 West Tennessee counties enrolled in our 2 year old through 12th grade programs.Faculty:We have more than 140 faculty and staff members, 63 percent of whom hold a master’s or doctoral degree. Our student to faculty ratio is 12:1, providing great opportunities for our students.Location:Our Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade campus is located at 832 Country Club, Jackson, Tennessee, just off ofThe Columnsshopping district. Our 2-4 year old preschool campus is located at 1490 Campbell Street in the Campbell Street church of Christ building.Campus:Set on 28 acres, our main campus has facilities for Junior Kindergarten through 12th grade, housing two libraries, science labs, gymnasiums, and multiple computer labs. In addition, our large music facility and Early Learning Village were built to foster growth.Accreditation:Jackson Christian School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Christian School Association.Athletics:Competitive programs include basketball, baseball, cheerleading, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, and track and field. State Championships include baseball in 2008 and football in 2006; Boys' basketball was 2nd in district in 2008, Girls' soccer 1st in district 2007, and Boys' soccer 2nd in state in 2010.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (731) 668-8055
Email
  jamie.gatlin@jcseagles.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 831
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 36
Kindergarten 55
Transitional 1 11
1 52
2 57
3 48
4 45
5 50
6 42
7 89
8 72
9 75
10 72
11 56
12 71

Jackson Christian School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Jackson Christian School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 12 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 88%
Multi-racial 0%
Hispanic/Latino 1%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Extracurriculars

  • Marksmanship Club
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field

Associations & Memberships

National Christian School Association (NCSA)

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