University School of Jackson

About USJ

University School of Jackson is a non-denominational, non-sectarian, college preparatory school dedicated to academic excellence and to the founding principles of faith, service, and scholarship. Our mission is to instill a passion in our students for academic, artistic, and athletic excellence, while committing themselves to personal integrity, mutual respect, and lifelong learning.

Grounded in Judeo-Christian values, the University School of Jackson provides an environment that stresses a respect for one another and all religions.

Our focus on preparing our students for college sets us apart from other schools in West Tennessee. We offer our students a well-rounded education that starts with academics and includes athletics, fine arts, character education, and leadership opportunities.

A quality education is a wonderful gift to give your child. We encourage you to consider that education at the University School of Jackson.

 

The USJ Campus

USJ’s campus sits on 130 acres in northwest Madison County. The campus features a Lower School for infants through fifth grade, a Middle and Upper School facility, and an extensive athletic complex.

The Middle School and Upper School building features two separate wings for sixth grade through eighth grade and ninth grade through 12th grade. Both wings share a centralized library, media center, 500-seat performing arts center, four science labs, and extensive athletic facilities, including an indoor turf and strength & conditioning room.

The Lower School facility features extra large classrooms clustered by grade, two gymnasiums, two outside playgrounds, an eco-learning system that includes a pond and weather station, a cafetorium that doubles as a cafeteria and auditorium with a stage, and a library that features over 25,000 books. Students also have access to separate classrooms for enrichments including art, music, technology, world languages, character education/guidance, and hands-on science.

Both campuses boast a state-of-the-art technology infrastructure capable of supplying all students and faculty with Wifi access.

For More Information

Stuart Hirstein
Head of School

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Benjamin Murphy
Upper School Director

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Don Roe
MIddle School Director

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Louise Dunn
Lower School Director

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Laura Moore
Director of Admissions

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NEWS

Three USJ Students Named “Top 100 Readers”

08/17/2018

Sunday, August 12, was a big day for three of our students.  The First Lady of Tennessee Chrissy Haslam as part of her literacy initiative for TN had challenged all TN students to read over the summer for at least 20 minutes a day. Students were then asked to send the...

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New Academic Center to Provide Educational Support for USJ Students

08/10/2018

The University School of Jackson officially opened the doors to its new Academic Center with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, August 9, 2018.    Head of School Stuart Hirstein shares his excitement saying, “The USJ Academic Center was the fulfillment of a major goal of our...

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Going for Goal With Our New Soccer Facilities

07/24/2018

In the fall of 2016, our families began the process of raising over $75,000 to make improvements to our soccer facilities. Phase I, which included new bleachers and a retaining wall that will bring fans closer to the playing field and enhance visibility, was completed last fall. Plans for Phase II feature...

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Taylor Howell selected to play at the Junior Sunbelt Classic

06/01/2018

Junior Taylor Howell was selected by the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association to play in the 2018 Junior Sunbelt Classic. Each year, The Sunbelt Classic brings the best of the best players from eight states and Canada to compete against one another in a week-long tournament in McAlester, Oklahoma.

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