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Jackson Public School District

Contact data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!
  • (601) 960-8700
  • PO Box 2338
  • Jackson, MS-2338
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About this district

Jackson Public School District is a public school district in Mississippi. They serve 24,449 students across 57 schools, and its teachers have had 3,287 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Schools
    57
  • Students
    24,449
  • Teachers
    1,621

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Jackson Public School District Demographics

96%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch Data about students' economic need comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
98%
of students are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Data about school demographics comes from the National Center for Education Statistics, via our partners at MDR Education. The numbers in this chart may not add up to 100% because of limitations in the available data.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily White students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Jackson Public School District Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Jackson Public School District had a total revenue of $273.3 million in the 2016-17 school year. 36.4% came from local sources, 46.3% from state sources, and 17.3% from federal sources.

Jackson Public School District had a per-pupil revenue of $11,179 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 36.4% came from local sources, 46.3% from state sources, and 17.3% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Jackson Public School District Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Apr 12, 2024

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Jackson Public School District

$2.3 million
raised using DonorsChoose
3,287
projects funded
853
teachers funded
4,968
donors
371
projects for basic supplies
650
projects for technology
328
projects for books
121
projects for art supplies

Jackson Public School District has received support from 2,181 individuals from Mississippi and 2,787 individuals out-of-state.

Jackson Public School District Schools

Bailey Apac Middle School Baker Magnet Elementary School Barr Elementary School Bates Elementary School Blackburn Middle School Boyd Elementary School Callaway High School Capital City Alternative School Cardozo Middle School Career Development Center Chastain Middle School Clausell Elementary School Barack H Obama Elementary School Emma Green Elementary School Emmalee Isable Elementary School Forest Hill High School G.N. Smith Elementary School Galloway Elementary School Georgia Beatrice Dawson Elementary School Hardy Middle School Hattie Casey Elementary School Henry Kirksey Middle School Iola Tapler Wilkins Elementary School Jim Hill High School John Hopkins Elementary School Johnson Elementary School Key Elementary School Lanier Junior Senior High School Laura R Lester Elementary School Marshall Elementary School Mary Ida Raines Elementary School McLeod Elementary School McWillie Elementary School Early College High School North Jackson Elementary School Northwest Jackson Middle School Oak Forest Elementary School Pearl Spann Elementary School Pecan Park Elementary School Peeples Middle School Powell Academy of Military Science Wells APAC Elementary School Provine High School RE-Engaging In Education for All to Progress Robert E Lee Elementary School Sam M Brinkley Middle School Shirley Elementary School Siwell Academy of Leadership Sykes Elementary School Timberlawn Elementary School Van Winkle Elementary School Viola E Lake Elementary School Walton Elementary School Watkins Elementary School Whitten Preparatory Middle School William B Murrah High School Wingfield High School
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