West Tennessee's College Preparatory School

University School of Jackson is West Tennessee's college preparatory school. It offers a challenging curriculum in a nurturing and safe environment. We educate students from infancy through the 12th Grade. From the child-centered environment inb the Lower School to the college advanced placement courses in Upper School, USJ offers your child an education that will prepare him for college … and success in life. Learn more.

Another Successful Math-A-Thon Complete

Every other year, students in the Lower School at USJ raise funds for patients at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with a Math-A-Thon campaign. In recent years, USJ has been one of the top donors in the nation, even breaking the all-time Math-A-Thon fundraising record in 2015. USJ continues its tradition of fundraising excellence in 2017—totaling $72,304 in donations. Grade-level winners were given a dress-down day and a free recess, and all students who raised over $1,000 will receive a trip to Skyzone. Read More

Experiential Learning

I had the opportunity to speak to many of Jackson’s civic clubs during January and February. I talked about all of the things we have going on at USJ and briefed them on our strategic plan and my vision for the future. During each visit, I mentioned we are committed to using research to help us with teaching strategies to meet the needs of all students. One of the approaches I mentioned was experiential learning. Invariably, there was always a question about what experiential teaching and learning meant. Read More

dr kirklandLady Bruins Finish as Runners-Up at State

The Lady Bruins gave a tremendous performance in the state championship basketball game. The final score was 70-54 in favor of Northpoint. We are so proud of our Lady Bruins' fantastic season!

dr kirklandDr. Ron Kirkland Named Director of Development at USJ

University School of Jackson is excited to announce Dr. Ron Kirkland is taking on the role of Director of Development, beginning in mid-March. Dr. Kirkland, a retired ENT physician from The Jackson Clinic, has recently been assisting with development for the University of Tennessee at Martin. Read More