Press release: Proposed property tax increase

The Jackson County Board of Education today announces its intention to increase the 2017 property taxes it will levy this year by 2.24 percent over the rollback millage rate. Each year, the board of tax assessors is required to review the assessed value for property tax purposes of taxable property in the county. When the trend […]

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Eclipse viewing moves indoors

In an abundance of caution, the Jackson County School System is changing plans for outdoor viewing of Monday’s solar eclipse. The school system’s more than 7,800 students will join faculty, staff and volunteers and watch the eclipse – indoors – on a variety of media, including web-based live-streams and broadcast and cable television stations. Jackson […]

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Solar Eclipse – A Remarkable Opportunity

On August 21, 2017, Jackson County Schools will be just outside the path of “The Great American Solar Eclipse,” the first total eclipse since 1918 to be visible on a path across the entire continental U.S. The sun will be about 99 percent obscured in the Jefferson area at approximately 2:37 p.m. Planning is already […]

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CAREERS @ JCSS

Thank you for your interest in beginning or advancing your career in service to the students of Jackson County. See a complete list of vacancies and find an online application by visiting  www.applitrack.com/jacksoncounty/onlineapp/. Learn more about our benefits by visiting www.myjacksonbenefits.com/. Please visit our Human Resources page for more information.

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Finding food — up on the roof

A group of Jackson County’ School System’s elementary and middle school teachers learned about sustainable food systems when they visited the Green Roof Garden on top of the University of Georgia’s Geography-Geology building July 18.   Instead of the usual flat, gray roof, this building, one of the main science buildings on the Athens campus, […]

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JCSS Program of Study

Click here for the 2019-20 version you can view, download and/or print. (See the previous years’ versions below.)   Click here for the 2018-2019 version you can view, download and/or print.    Click here for the 2017-2018 version you can view, download and/or print.

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Online payments with SchoolPay

Want to pay for your child’s meals and other fees online?  SchoolPay is now available in Jackson County Schools. It allows you to combine payment for multiple children in the same household in a single transaction and offers the option to pay for other fees as the individual school makes them available through the online portal. […]

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Vaccinations for 7th-graders

Before starting the school year, all students born on or after January 1, 2002, and entering or transferring into seventh grade will need proof of a whooping cough booster shot and a meningococcal shot unless the child has an exemption. Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, is a bacterial infection that can easily spread causing […]

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2017-18 Substitute Training Dates

The substitute workshop training dates for 2017-2018 school year are July 6, 2017, October 26, 2017, and February 1, 2018. The training will be held at the Jackson County School System’s Central Office, 1660 Winder Highway, Jefferson. The facility is adjacent to the Jackson County Comprehensive High School campus, off Panther Drive. Please contact Glenda […]

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