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Jackson City School Juniors Shine as Pages at Kentucky State Capital


Jackson City School students had an extraordinary opportunity as they stepped into the bustling halls of the Kentucky State Capital, sponsored by Senator Brandon Smith, to serve as pages. Paxton Howard, Philip Dowse, and Tara Strong, admirably undertook various tasks essential to the smooth functioning of the legislative process

Jackson City School honored the dedicated members of the Jackson Independent School Board at their regular meeting, recognizing their tireless commitment to education.

Recognizing Dedication: Honoring Jackson Independent School Board Members

Jackson City School Makes History with First-Ever Robot Gladiator League Tournament

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Jackson City School made history on Saturday, April 13, by hosting its first-ever Robot Gladiator League tournament. The event, which featured four intense matches, marked a significant milestone for our school and showcased the incredible talent and dedication of our students.

Jackson City School is immensely proud of the achievements of our students and the vibrant spirit of innovation that permeates our school. As we look to the future, we remain committed to fostering a culture of excellence and providing our students with opportunities to shine.

Attention JCS Seniors:

           If you haven't filled out the FAFSA Application yet, we urge you to do so promptly! Visit to complete it ASAP. The earlier you submit your application, the better your chances for college funding opportunities.

Need assistance or have questions? Reach out to one of our Gear UP Staff at the school or call them at 606-666-5164 to schedule an appointment. 

           Juniors, interested in learning more about the FAFSA? Talk to our Gear UP Staff today for valuable information.

Sarah Trent, college and career navigator at Jackson City School, was awarded the 2023-24 KCTCS Pathfinder Award by Hazard Community & Technical College. Trent, recognized for her dedication to guiding students toward postsecondary opportunities, expressed gratitude for the honor. Her role in encouraging students to pursue higher education and providing ongoing support was commended. Dr. Jennifer Lindon, HCTC president, emphasized the importance of community collaboration in supporting students. For more information, visit the KCTCS Pathfinder Award webpage.

HCTC honors Jackson City's Sarah Trent with Pathfinder Award

Jackson City School is so proud of our incredible teachers. Your dedication, passion, and hard work in shaping the minds of the future generation make us immensely proud. Your commitment to educating, inspiring, and empowering students does not go unnoticed. From early mornings to late nights, you go above and beyond to ensure that each student reaches their full potential. Your impact reaches far beyond the classroom, and we are forever grateful for everything we do. Here's to celebrating us this week and every week!


Thank you for your service, JCS teachers!
Happy National Teacher Appreciation Week.


Superintendent Sizemore recognized Mrs. Angie Turner for her exemplary dedication and hard work as an outstanding Financial Officer, emphasizing her unwavering commitment to the district

The Board of Education recognizes Mrs. Angie Turner's outstanding roles as both District Chief Financial Officer and BOE Treasurer

JCS National Bus Driver Appreciation Day:
"A Heartfelt Thank You"

"Jackson City School Honors Our Nurses During National Nurse Week"

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Healthy Schools Assessment and Wellness Policy

Jackson Independent is pleased to announce the release of the Healthy Schools Assessment Report, providing valuable insights into the overall well-being and health initiatives within our educational community. This comprehensive report reflects our commitment to creating a nurturing environment that promotes the physical and mental well-being of our students and staff, fostering a culture of health and wellness throughout our schools.

Healthy Schools Assessment Report For Schools in Jackson Indpendent School District. 2023/2024 (PDF)

Wellness Policy 2023-2024

Athletic, Physical, and Parent Permission Forms

Forms can now be found under the Parents Tab or About Us - School Documents. - Link to the Page

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Your Opinion Matters! Help Us Shape Our Summer Meal Options.

We value your input in crafting the perfect summer meals for your child! Please take a moment to fill out our survey to let us know your preferences.

  Summer Feed Survey

For more information, reach out to Food Service Director Amy Hollan at 606-666-5164. Thank you for helping us make this summer delicious and nutritious for your child!

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12th Grade Graduation
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8th Grade Graduation
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Kindergarten Graduation
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JCS Summer Feed Program

The JCS Summer Feed program will commence on May 31st. Please review the schedule and pickup routes provided below to find the location nearest to you.

Summer Feed Schedule

Summer Feed Routes

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Jackson Independent Updated
In-Person Learning Plan Guidelines

Updated 8/29/2023
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Phone:  606-666-4979

Fax:  606-666-4350

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Jackson City School

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Phone:  606-666-5164


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Jackson Independent American Rescue Plan Narrative
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