The Jackson Academy

  • Jackson Academy's mission is to provide a safe comfortable educational environment using a variety of instructional approaches with meaningful application, so each unique individual is actively engaged in the learning process that continually strives to challenge and encourage them through academics and extra curricular programs preparing them for future opportunities in our community, instilling in them a motivation for lifelong learning and success.

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School Overview

Religious AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students243 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade The Jackson Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants/shorts, black, red, white, grey tops)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling


Total Sports Offered12 sports
SportsBallet, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Dance, Football, Golf, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBalletBaseball,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Beta Club - Junior and Senior, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, National Honor Society, Science Club, Spanish Club, Student Government Association

School Notes

  • Member, Alabama Independent School Association

Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school, elementary school and preschool to The Jackson Academy is Clarke Prep School (16.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grove Hill
    Grades: PK-12 | 298 students
    16 miles
    20100 Highway 43
    Grove Hill, AL 36451
    16 PK-12
  • Monroeville
    Monroe Academy
    Grades: PK-12 | 496 students
    31.2 miles
    4096 S Alabama Ave
    Monroeville, AL 36460
    31.2 PK-12
  • Toxey
    Grades: PK-12 | 290 students
    35.6 miles
    5245 New Hope Road
    Toxey, AL 36921
    35.6 PK-12
  • Citronelle
    Grades: 1-12 | 89 students
    37.9 miles
    21276 Us Highway 45
    Citronelle, AL 36522
    37.9 1-12
  • Butler
    Grades: PK-12 | 320 students
    41.3 miles
    901 S Mulberry Ave
    Butler, AL 36904
    41.3 PK-12

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I am a retired teacher who is writing children's books. I would like an opportunity to read to your elementary students. My main character is Billy Bee, and I dress like a bee to read. This is probably not the place to contact you, but I cannot find any other place. I have a flyer describing my and my reading and will be glad to send a copy to you if I can get an e-mail address. Thank you for your consideration. Margaret H. Murphy (I taught at Alabama Southern)
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