Top 10 Best Jackson Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 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 24% (versus the Mississippi public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 25% (versus the 41% 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).

Best Jackson, MS Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Davis Magnet School
Magnet School
Math: 80-84% | 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: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1120 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 960-5387
Grades: 4-5
| 138 students
Rank: #33.
Bailey Middle Apac School
Math: 77% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
1900 N State Street
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 960-5343
Grades: 6-8
| 387 students
Rank: #44.
Northwest Middle School
Math: 68% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7020 Highway 49 N
Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 987-3609
Grades: 6-8
| 388 students
Rank: #55.
Casey Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2101 Lake Circle
Jackson, MS 39211
(601) 987-3510
Grades: K-5
| 403 students
Rank: #66.
Key Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
699 W. Mcdowell Road
Jackson, MS 39204
(601) 371-4333
Grades: PK-5
| 344 students
Rank: #77.
Mcwillie Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4851 Mcwillie Circle
Jackson, MS 39206
(601) 987-3709
Grades: PK-6
| 432 students
Rank: #88.
Lester Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2350 Oakhurst Drive
Jackson, MS 39204
(601) 371-4339
Grades: K-5
| 369 students
Rank: #99.
Baker Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
300 East Santa Clair Street
Jackson, MS 39212
(601) 371-4327
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
Rank: #1010.
Lake Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
472 Mt Vernon Avenue
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 960-5308
Grades: PK-5
| 264 students
Rank: #1111.
Dawson Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
4215 Sunset Drive
Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 987-3513
Grades: PK-5
| 367 students
Rank: #1212.
Pecan Park Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
415 Claiborne Avenue
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 960-5444
Grades: PK-5
| 465 students
Rank: #1313.
Spann Elementary School
Math: 28% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1615 Brecon Drive
Jackson, MS 39211
(601) 987-3532
Grades: K-5
| 433 students
Rank: #1414.
Mc Leod Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1616 Sandlewood Place
Jackson, MS 39211
(601) 987-3597
Grades: K-5
| 533 students
Rank: #1515.
Reimagine Prep
Charter School
Math: 42% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
309 W Mcdowell Rd
Jackson, MS 39204
(601) 941-0844
Grades: 5-7
| 413 students
Rank: #1616.
Barr Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1593 W Capitol Street
Jackson, MS 39203
(601) 960-5336
Grades: PK-5
| 213 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Lee Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
330 Judy Street
Jackson, MS 39212
(601) 371-4336
Grades: PK-5
| 291 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Marshall Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2909 Oak Forest Drive
Jackson, MS 39212
(601) 371-4342
Grades: PK-5
| 406 students
Rank: #1919.
North Jackson Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
650 N. James M. Davis Drive
Jackson, MS 39206
(601) 987-3528
Grades: PK-5
| 579 students
Rank: #2020.
Kirksey Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 23%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
651 James M. Davis Drive
Jackson, MS 39206
(601) 987-8367
Grades: 6-8
| 320 students
Rank: #21 - 2321. - 23.
Bates Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3180 Mcdowell Road Ext
Jackson, MS 39212
(601) 346-1412
Grades: K-5
| 315 students
Rank: #21 - 2321. - 23.
John Hopkins Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
170 John Hopkins Road
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 923-2540
Grades: PK-5
| 449 students
Rank: #21 - 2321. - 23.
Smith Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3900 Parkway Drive
Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 987-3525
Grades: PK-5
| 356 students
Rank: #2424.
Timberlawn Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1980 N Siwell Road
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 923-2556
Grades: PK-5
| 467 students
Rank: #2525.
Walton Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3200 Bailey Avenue Extension
Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 987-3591
Grades: PK-5
| 400 students
Rank: #2626.
Murrah High School
Math: 7% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Murrah Drive
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 960-5380
Grades: 9-12
| 1,367 students
Rank: #2727.
Clausell Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3330 Harley Street
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 960-5319
Grades: PK-5
| 324 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Sykes Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3555 Simpson Street
Jackson, MS 39212
(601) 371-4303
Grades: K-5
| 388 students
Rank: #28 - 2928. - 29.
Van Winkle Elementary School
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1655 Whiting Road
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 923-2547
Grades: K-5
| 352 students
Rank: #3030.
Joel E. Smilow Prep
Charter School
Math: 29% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
787 E. Northside Drive
Jackson, MS 39206
(769) 524-5330
Grades: 5-6
| 286 students
Rank: #3131.
Blackburn Middle School
Math: 23% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1311 W Pearl Street
Jackson, MS 39203
(601) 960-5329
Grades: 6-8
| 427 students
Rank: #3232.
Watkins Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3915 Watkins Drive
Jackson, MS 39206
(601) 987-3594
Grades: PK-5
| 324 students
Rank: #3333.
Siwell Middle School
Math: 26% | Reading: 15%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1983 N Siwell Road
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 923-2550
Grades: 6-8
| 411 students
Rank: #3434.
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: #3535.
Oak Forest Elementary School
Math: 17% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1831 Smallwood Drive
Jackson, MS 39212
(601) 371-4330
Grades: K-5
| 377 students
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Jackson, Mississippi Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1900 North State St
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 960-5343
Grades: 9-12
| 411 students
2601 Ivanhoe Dr
Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 987-3507
Grades: 3-5
| 196 students
1253 Eastover Dr
Jackson, MS 39211
(601) 984-8000
Grades: 1-12
| 23 students
1017 Robinson Street
Jackson, MS 39203
(601) 960-5304
Grades: PK-5
| 112 students

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