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For the 2021 school year, there are 68 public schools serving 26,699 students in Jackson, MS. Jackson has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Mississippi.
The top ranked public schools in Jackson, MS are Davis Magnet School, Power Apac School and Bailey Middle Apac School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jackson, MS public schools have an average math proficiency score of 18% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 42%), and reading proficiency score of 23% (versus the 39% statewide average). Schools in Jackson have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public schools.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public school average of 56% (majority Black).

Top Jackson, MS Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Davis Magnet School Magnet School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    750 N Congress Street
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 960-5333

    Grades: K-5 | 266 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Power Apac School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1120 Riverside Drive
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 960-5387

    Grades: 4-5 | 138 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Bailey Middle Apac School Math: 60% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1900 N State Street
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 960-5343

    Grades: 6-8 | 387 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Casey Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2101 Lake Circle
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 987-3510

    Grades: K-5 | 403 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Key Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    699 W. Mcdowell Road
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 371-4333

    Grades: PK-5 | 344 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Northwest Middle School Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    7020 Highway 49 N
    Jackson, MS 39213
    (601) 987-3609

    Grades: 6-8 | 388 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Mcwillie Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    4851 Mcwillie Circle
    Jackson, MS 39206
    (601) 987-3709

    Grades: PK-6 | 432 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Lake Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    472 Mt Vernon Avenue
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 960-5308

    Grades: PK-5 | 264 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Clausell Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    3330 Harley Street
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 960-5319

    Grades: PK-5 | 324 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Raines Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    156 Flag Chapel Road
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 923-2544

    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Spann Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1615 Brecon Drive
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 987-3532

    Grades: K-5 | 433 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Lester Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2350 Oakhurst Drive
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 371-4339

    Grades: K-5 | 369 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Walton Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3200 Bailey Avenue Extension
    Jackson, MS 39213
    (601) 987-3591

    Grades: PK-5 | 400 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Reimagine Prep Charter School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 19%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    309 W Mcdowell Rd
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 941-0844

    Grades: 5-7 | 413 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Pecan Park Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    415 Claiborne Avenue
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 960-5444

    Grades: PK-5 | 465 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Baker Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 East Santa Clair Street
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 371-4327

    Grades: PK-5 | 291 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Murrah High School Math: 3% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1400 Murrah Drive
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 960-5380

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,367 student
  • Rank: #1818.
    Kirksey Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    651 James M. Davis Drive
    Jackson, MS 39206
    (601) 987-8367

    Grades: 6-8 | 320 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    George Elementary School Math: 20-29% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1020 Hunter Street
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 960-5339

    Grades: PK-5 | 135 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Bates Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3180 Mcdowell Road Ext
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 346-1412

    Grades: K-5 | 315 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Brown Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    146 E Ash Street
    Jackson, MS 39202
    (601) 960-5326

    Grades: PK-5 | 190 students
  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Dawson Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4215 Sunset Drive
    Jackson, MS 39213
    (601) 987-3513

    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
  • Rank: #22-2322.- 23.
    Oak Forest Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1831 Smallwood Drive
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 371-4330

    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    John Hopkins Elementary School Math: 18% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    170 John Hopkins Road
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 923-2540

    Grades: PK-5 | 449 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Barr Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1593 W Capitol Street
    Jackson, MS 39203
    (601) 960-5336

    Grades: PK-5 | 213 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    North Jackson Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    650 N. James M. Davis Drive
    Jackson, MS 39206
    (601) 987-3528

    Grades: PK-5 | 579 students
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Middle School For The Blind High School Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1252 Eastover Drive
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 984-8200

    Grades: 1-12 | 49 students
  • Rank: #27-2827.- 28.
    Middle School For The Deaf Secondary Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1253 Eastover Drive
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 984-8000

    Grades: 9-12 | 51 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    French Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    311 Joel Avenue
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 960-5316

    Grades: PK-5 | 206 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Woodville Heights Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2930 Mcdowell Road Extension
    Jackson, MS 39204
    (601) 371-4300

    Grades: K-5 | 323 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Marshall Elementary School Math: 10% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    2909 Oak Forest Drive
    Jackson, MS 39212
    (601) 371-4342

    Grades: PK-5 | 406 students
  • Rank: #3232.
    Mc Leod Elementary School Math: 9% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1616 Sandlewood Place
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 987-3597

    Grades: K-5 | 533 students
  • Rank: #3333.
    Van Winkle Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1655 Whiting Road
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 923-2547

    Grades: K-5 | 352 students
  • Rank: #3434.
    Siwell Middle School Math: 22% | Reading: 12%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1983 N Siwell Road
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 923-2550

    Grades: 6-8 | 411 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    Timberlawn Elementary School Math: 15% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1980 N Siwell Road
    Jackson, MS 39209
    (601) 923-2556

    Grades: PK-5 | 467 students
  • Show 33 more public schools in Jackson, MS (out of 68 total schools)
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