Top 10 Best Jackson Public High Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 14 public high schools serving 6,226 students in Jackson, MS.
The top ranked public high schools in Jackson, MS are Callaway High School, Jim Hill High School and Wingfield High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Jackson, MS public high schools have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Mississippi public high school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 42% statewide average). High schools in Jackson have an average ranking of 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Mississippi public high schools.
Jackson, MS public high school have a Graduation Rate of 84%, which is less than the Mississippi average of 89%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Murrah High School, with 89% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in Mississippi or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public high school average of 53% (majority Black).

Best Public High Schools in Jackson, MS (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Callaway High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 28%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
601 Beasley Rd
Jackson, MS 39206
(601) 987-3535
Grades: 9-12
| 923 students
Rank: #22.
Jim Hill High School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2185 Coach Fred Harris Dr
Jackson, MS 39204
(601) 960-5354
Grades: 9-12
| 890 students
Rank: #33.
Wingfield High School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1985 Scanlon Drive
Jackson, MS 39204
(601) 371-4350
Grades: 9-12
| 633 students
Rank: #44.
Murrah High School
(Math: 29% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Murrah Drive
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 960-5380
Grades: 9-12
| 1,362 students
Rank: #55.
Forest Hill High School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 25%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2607 Raymond Road
Jackson, MS 39212
(601) 371-4313
Grades: 9-12
| 953 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Lanier High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
833 W Maple Street
Jackson, MS 39203
(601) 960-5369
Grades: 9-12
| 566 students
Rank: #6 - 76. - 7.
Provine High School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 10-14%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2400 Robinson St
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 960-5393
Grades: 9-12
| 781 students
Rank: #88.
French Elementary School
Alternative School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24% )
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
311 Joel Avenue
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 960-5221
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Rank: #99.
Ms School For The Blind
Special Education School
(Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1252 Eastover Drive
Jackson, MS 39211
(601) 984-8200
Grades: PK-12
| 41 students
Rank: #1010.
Ms School For The Deaf
Special Education School
(Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1253 Eastover Drive
Jackson, MS 39211
(601) 984-8000
Grades: PK-12
| 77 students
Rank: n/an/a
Capital City Alternative School
Alternative School
2221 Boling Street
Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 987-3608
Grades: 4-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Career Academic Placement Program
Alternative School
311 Joel Avenue
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 982-5221
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Career Development Center
Vocational School
2703 First Avenue
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 960-5322
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
Youth Court School
Alternative School
940 East Mcdowell Road
Jackson, MS 39204
(601) 985-3061
Grades: 1-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Jackson, Mississippi

Jackson, Mississippi Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1900 North State St
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 960-5343
Grades: 9-12
| 411 students
1593 W Capitol Street
Jackson, MS 39203
(601) 960-5336
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
2601 Ivanhoe Dr
Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 987-3507
Grades: 3-5
| 196 students
146 E Ash Street
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 960-5326
Grades: PK-5
| 190 students
1020 Hunter Street
Jackson, MS 39204
(601) 960-5339
Grades: PK-5
| 135 students
545 Ellis Avenue
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 960-5362
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
4215 Sunset Drive
Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 987-3513
Grades: PK-2
| 298 students
3535 Albermarle Road
Jackson, MS 39213
(601) 987-3573
Grades: 6-8
| 592 students
1253 Eastover Drive
Jackson, MS 39211
(601) 984-8000
Grades: PK-8
| 60 students
1253 Eastover Drive
Jackson, MS 39211
(601) 984-8000
Grades: 9-12
| 51 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
330 Judy Street
Jackson, MS 39212
(601) 371-4336
Grades: K-5
| 354 students
136 E Ash Street
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 982-5221
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
1983 N Siwell Road
Jackson, MS 39209
(601) 923-2550
Grades: 6-8
| n/a students
3915 Watkins Drive
Jackson, MS 39206
(601) 987-3594
Grades: PK-5
| 207 students
2930 Mcdowell Road Extension
Jackson, MS 39204
(601) 371-4300
Grades: K-5
| 323 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public high schools in Jackson, MS?
The top ranked public high schools in Jackson, MS include Callaway High School, Jim Hill High School and Wingfield High School.
How many public high schools are located in Jackson, MS?
14 public high schools are located in Jackson, MS.
What is the racial composition of students in Jackson, MS?
Jackson, MS public high schools minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the Mississippi public high schools average of 53% (majority Black).

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