Jackson Public Schools
Key Communicator Special Edition
ONLINE REGISTRATION UNDERWAY

Registration for new and returning JPS students began Tuesday, July 11. Any student who attended a JPS school in 2016-2017 is considered a returning student.

How registration works

Parents/guardians must make an initial visit to the school in their attendance zone in order to receive a Snapcode, which must be used to complete the online registration process. To locate their attendance zone, parents/guardians may contact Transportation at (601) 973-8513 or Enrollment Services at (601) 960-8852.

Completing online registration requires access to a computer with a connection to the internet. Computer labs are set up at each school for parents who do not have access to a computer.

Hours

Registration will take place from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on weekdays. Schools will be closed from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Hours will be extended on Thursdays until 6 p.m.

What you need to bring

Parents/guardians completing registration must present a current and valid state-issued photo identification along with supporting documentation to the school in order to register his or her child. The following documents are required for ALL students enrolling in JPS schools for the 2017-2018 school year:

For more information, visit the Online Registration Support page at www.jackson.k12.ms.us/OnlineRegistrationSupport.

BUS DRIVER JOB FAIR

JPS is hosting two more Bus Driver Job Fairs on July 15 and 22 from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m . in the School Board Meeting Room located at 621 South State Street. For online application, visit
www.jackson.k12.ms.us/Employment. For more information, call (601) 960-8919.
 
FOREST HILL STUDENTS CAN ENROLL IN APAC COURSES

In 2017-18, JPS will offer the APAC program at Forest Hill High School. Qualifying students will be able to select APAC academic courses at onsite registration. For more information, contact Dr. Vicki Davidson, (601) 960-8310.

Read APAC Program Returning to Forest Hill Next School Year .
2017-2018 DISTRICT CALENDAR
  • July 3-7, 2017
    Independence Day Break  (Districtwide Closure)
    August 4, 2017
    First Day for Teachers
    August 8, 2017
    First Day for Students
    September 4, 2017
    Labor Day  (Districtwide Closure)
    October 9, 2017
    Parent-Teacher Conference Day (No School for Students)
    November 20-24, 2017
    Thanksgiving Break  (Districtwide Closure)
    December 21, 2017
    Winter Break Begins (60% Day for Students)
    December 22, 2017-
    January 4, 2018
    Holiday Break  (Districtwide Closure)
    January 5, 2018
    Teachers and Staff Return
    January 8, 2018
    Students Return
    January 15, 2018
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day  (Districtwide Closure)
    February 19, 2018
    Parent-Teacher Conference Day (No School for Students)
    March 12-16, 2018
    Spring Break  (Districtwide Closure)
    March 30 & April 2, 2018
    Easter Break  (Districtwide Closure)
    May 21 & 22, 2018
    High School Graduations (School Days for All Students)
    May 23, 2018
    Last Day for Students (60% Day)
    May 25, 2018
    Last Day for Teachers
    May 28, 2018
    Memorial Day  (Districtwide Closure)

Stay up to date. Visit www.jackson.k12.ms.us/DistrictCalendar/.


JACKSON PUBLIC SCHOOLS | (601) 960-8700 | www.jackson.k12.ms.us
BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Dr. Richard Lind
President
Ms. Camille Simms
Vice President
Mr. Rickey Jones
Secretary
Mr. Jed Oppenheim
Member
Dr. Freddrick Murray
Interim Superintendent
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