Jackson County School District (Georgia)

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Jackson County School District
1660 Winder Highway
Jefferson, Georgia 30549-5458
United States
Coordinates 34°06′19″N 83°35′34″W / 34.105152°N 83.592719°W / 34.105152; -83.592719Coordinates: 34°06′19″N 83°35′34″W / 34.105152°N 83.592719°W / 34.105152; -83.592719[1]
Superintendent Dr. April Howard
Faculty 345[2]
Grades Pre-school - 12
Enrollment 5,472[2]
Accreditations Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Georgia Accrediting Commission
Telephone (706) 367-5151
Fax (706) 367-9457

Jackson County Schools is a public school district in Jackson County, Georgia, United States, based in Jefferson. It is known for its FFA program and its outstanding bands from WJMS and JCCHS led by Nicholas Golding and the amazing, wonderful William Kilgore. It serves the communities of Arcade, Braselton, Commerce, Hoschton, Jefferson, Maysville, Nicholson, Pendergrass, and Talmo.


The Jackson County School District has eight elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools.[3]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Benton Elementary School
  • East Jackson Elementary School
  • Gum Springs Elementary School
  • Maysville Elementary School
  • North Jackson Elementary School
  • South Jackson Elementary School
  • West Jackson Elementary School (West Jackson Intermediate and Primary combined to form WJ Elementary)

Middle schools[edit]

  • East Jackson Middle School
  • West Jackson Middle School

High schools[edit]

Alternative school[edit]

  • Regional Evening Alternative School


  1. ^ "Free US Geocoder". Archived from the original on 2011-05-11. Retrieved 2010-06-05. 
  2. ^ a b School Stats, Retrieved June 5, 2010.
  3. ^ Georgia Board of Education[permanent dead link], Retrieved July 9, 2010.

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