• About Our District

      

    Overview

     

    Jackson-Madison County School System strives to develop and prepare our nearly 13,000 students for excellence in higher education, work and life. With 23 campuses and the largest school district in West Tennessee outside of Shelby County, Jackson-Madison County School System is committed to providing a quality education to every student that enters through our doors.

     

    JMCSS is governed by a nine-member, elected School Board. At JMCSS, it is always a Great Day to Meet Tomorrow’s Leaders!

     

    Mission and Vision Statement

     

    Vision Statement

    That all graduates will be effective problem solvers and have acquired the knowledge and skills to be life-long learners and productive citizens.

     

    Mission Statement

    To prepare, enrich, and develop students to be college and career ready. 

     

    Climate and Culture Beliefs and Values

     

    1. We seek to make employees feel valued, supported, respected and cared for by treating everyone equitably, encouraging positive thinking, and celebrating our successes and accomplishments. 

     

    2. We encourage trust in all employees by supporting them in owning mistakes when they occur, and listening to concerns, problems, and failures. 

     

    3. We share a sense of purpose and high expectations for all students and staff members, manifested through a common goal of pursuing excellence and measuring our progress toward established goals. 

     

    4. We create opportunities for creativity and networking across the district by encouraging open communication and sharing of ideas.

     

    5. All employees of the Jackson-Madison County School System are invited and expected to voice their opinions, suggestions, and concerns in order to help the district create, promote, and sustain a culture that is open and receptive to feedback.

     

    6. All of our decisions are made based on what is in the best interest of our students.  

     

    Click here for a printable version of our Climate and Culture Beliefs and Values. 

     
District goals and priorities build off of fundamental literacy expectations for all students