Jackson Preparatory School

  • Jackson Prep's primary goal is to provide a college preparatory curriculum designed to challenge the average to above-average student.
  • The school's commitment to academic excellence is enhanced by strong co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and events.
  • The school believes in developing in its students spiritual values in accordance with Judeo-Christian principles, a sense of fair play, and the qualities of responsible citizenship.
  • Jackson Preparatory School creates an environment where teachers and students are valued as individuals, where differences are respected, and talents are developed.
  • At Jackson Prep education is not an end in itself but a means to the individual's fulfillment as a contributing member of the world community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12

Student Body

Total Students851 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Jackson Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Belden
    Grades: NS-12 | 605 students
    160.3 miles
    5440 Endville Road
    Belden, MS 38826
    (662) 844-8604
    160.3 NS-12
    605
  • Jackson
    Grades: PK-12 | 1162 students
    5.1 miles
    4908 Ridgewood Road
    Jackson, MS 39211
    (601) 364-5761
    5.1 PK-12
    1162
  • Jackson
    Grades: K-12 | 191 students
    3.1 miles
    1417 Lelia Dr
    Jackson, MS 39216
    (601) 982-7827
    3.1 K-12
    191
  • Madison
    Grades: PK-12 | 1075 students
    11.5 miles
    7601 Old Canton Road
    Madison, MS 39110
    (601) 856-4455
    11.5 PK-12
    1075
  • Ridgeland
    Grades: PK-12
    9.4 miles
    370 Old Agency Rd
    Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (601) 853-6000
    9.4 PK-12
    n/a

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The average private school tuition in Mississippi is $4,469 for elementary schools and $6,191 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Mississippi is 95% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).