The 2018-19 school year begins July 30 for students across Jackson County.
Westside elementary schools – Gum Springs, West Jackson, and North Jackson – also open their doors at 7:15 a.m., with the tardy bell a little earlier at 7:40 a.m. Classes also dismiss a little earlier at 2:25 p.m.
East Jackson Middle School will open its doors at 7:45 a.m. Classes begin (and the tardy bell rings) at 8:10 a.m. EJMS will dismiss at 3:25 p.m.
West Jackson Middle School also will open its doors at 7:45 a.m. (bus riders, who may arrive earlier because they are riding with elementary school students, will meet in the gym). Classes begin (and the tardy bell rings) at 8:10 a.m. WJMS will dismiss at 3:30 p.m.
Each school sets its own procedures and deadlines for changes in transportation arrangements and early check-out. Please review materials provided at open house events, in student agendas and handbooks distributed at the schools or flyers posted at the schools, and on the individual school websites for more information.
Click here for information on registering a student in our school system (and, if you haven’t already done so, please contact the school your child will attend as soon as possible!).
Click here for information on school bus transportation. Bus drivers will be at school open house events to meet students and parents and answer questions.
Click here for information on school breakfast and lunch programs, including information on applying for free and reduced-price meals.
Click here for a list of (and links to information on) all our schools, including phone and fax numbers. You can reach our central office at 706-367-5151.