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

USJ Students Choir Students Selected to Showcase Their Talents as Part of the All National Honor Choir

10/05/2018

During the 2017-18 school year, talented music students across the United States and overseas in military base schools practiced diligently to gain a chair or part in their local, district, and state music honor ensembles. And of those most elite high school musicians who were accepted to their district or...

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USJ Lower School Students Participate in National Anthem Project

09/14/2018

On Friday, September 14, 2018, the University School of Jackson Lower School students participated in The National Anthem Project. Classes lined up by grade level as they faced the front of the school to sing the “Star-Spangled Banner” for the 204th anniversary of the U.S. national anthem.   Members...

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Library Renovation Project

08/21/2018

After months of designing, planning, and preparation, the Mary Frances Campbell Library is of cially open and fully functional for our Middle and Upper School students. “This renovation project and idea started after numerous meetings with students in which they communicated a need for a place where they could...

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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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