Jackson Christian School

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Coordinates: 35°40′08″N 88°51′57″W / 35.668994°N 88.865753°W / 35.668994; -88.865753

Jackson Christian School
Address
832 Country Club Lane
Jackson, Tennessee 38305
United States
Information
School type Christian private school
Religious affiliation(s) Churches of Christ[1]
Denomination Christian
Established 1976 (1976)
NCES District ID 01615341
President Dr. Mark Benton
Elementary Principal Linda Bradford
Faculty 140
Grades PK-12
Enrollment 1,020[2]
Student to teacher ratio 15:1[2]
Hours in school day 7.2[2]
Color(s)         
Mascot Eagles
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Christian School Association[3]
Tuition Varies by grade
Website

Jackson Christian School is a private Christian school located in Jackson, Tennessee. Founded in 1976, Jackson Christian School provides education for students from Pre-K through high school. It is also home to the 2008 and 2014 TSSAA Class A Baseball State Champions and the 2006 TSSAA Class A Football State Champions, This is the city of Jackson's only title.

History[edit]

Jackson Christian School was founded in 1976 as a Christian school for students in grades 1 through 8, with an original enrollment of 58 students.[4] Three years later, Jackson Christian School moved from its original location at the Central Church of Christ in Jackson, Tennessee to its current 28-acre facility.

Campus[edit]

The school's current campus was built in 1979.[5] Located on Country Club Lane near The Columns shopping district in Jackson, TN, the campus covers an area of 28 acres (110,000 m2).[3] It includes two gymnasiums, multiple computer labs, and a library.[6]

Preschool location[edit]

Jackson Christian School has a preschool program in a separate location than the primary campus. Located at the Campbell Street Church of Christ, the preschool program is for children ages 2-4.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Private Schools". Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved 8 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "School Detail for Jackson Christian School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 8 March 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Jackson Christian School Review". Private School Review. 25 January 2012. Retrieved 9 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "About Us". Jackson Christian School. Retrieved 17 March 2012. 
  5. ^ Walker-Journey, Jennifer (April 2009). "Jackson Christian School - Jackson, TN". Christian School Products. Retrieved 8 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Visit Campus". Jackson Christian School. Retrieved 9 March 2012.