• Proud to be a South Side Hawk!


    Here at South Side High School, our strong sense of community and school pride lays the foundation for helping our students succeed. We provide a comprehensive educational program that prepares our students for success in many areas. One of our many unique offerings is a robust A/V program. Check out this video created by SSHS students which highlights some of the opportunities waiting for you at South Side! To view video on a mobile device, please rotate to landscape.

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  • Yearbooks On Sale

    SSHS yearbooks are on sale now at https://yearbookforever.com! Click the link and search South Side. The price goes up on October 1st!

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  • Hawk Highlights

    • The Hawks Football team won their first round playoff game against Creek Wood.  This week, they travel to Springfield HS to play in the second round of the playoffs.  Go Hawks!

    • Congratulations to Anna Taylor for being named queen at the Miss South Side Pageant on November 3, 2018.  Other winners include: First Maid - Kaitlyn Edwards; 2nd Maid - Kayla Beaver; 3rd Maid - Kelsey Turner; 4th Maid - Chloe Foged.  All the participants did a lovely job!  



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  • Visit the HawkTV YouTube page to see what South Side students say makes our school so special. Check the latest edition of HawkTV here!

Discover JMCSS


    Welcome to Jackson, Tennessee! Home of Blue Suede Shoes, Rockabilly and great barbecue! Also, Jackson is home to the Jackson-Madison County School System. In 2016, our Jackson-Madison County Schools are home to over 13,000 students that speak over 17 languages from very diverse backgrounds. Our district is home to nine elementary schools, three K-8 schools, four middle schools, three traditional high schools, one magnet high school and one early college high school.

    Additionally, our district is also home to one Pre-K Center for the youngest citizens ages 2-4. Spend time visiting our school websites to see the unique educational offerings each school provides to the students of the Jackson-Madison County area.


    If you are new to our district, visit our Prospective Families page to learn more!