Jackson City School

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Jackson City School
940 Highland Avenue
Jackson, Kentucky 41339
United States
Coordinates 37°33′11″N 83°22′46″W / 37.55305°N 83.37954°W / 37.55305; -83.37954Coordinates: 37°33′11″N 83°22′46″W / 37.55305°N 83.37954°W / 37.55305; -83.37954
Type Public
School district Jackson Independent School
Superintendent James Yount
Principal Mellisa Roark
Grades Pre-K through 12
Color(s) Purple, Gold and White             
Mascot Tiger
Team name Tigers/Lady Tigers

Jackson City School (under the Jackson Independent School system) is a school district serving grades pre-k through 12. It is located in the hills of Eastern Kentucky, in Jackson, Kentucky—the county seat for Breathitt County.

The elementary school portion is named after Herbert W. Spencer, after it was rebuilt in the 1960s due the original elementary school caught fire. Though, locally, it's still referred to as Jackson Elementary or just Jackson City School.


Boys' Varsity[edit]

  • Basketball
  • Baseball

Girls' Varsity[edit]

  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Co-Ed Varsity[edit]

  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track & Field

Mascot and school colors[edit]

The mascot for Jackson City Schools are the tigers (for boys' and co-ed teams) and the lady tigers (for girls' teams). The school colors are purple and gold.

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