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Mission, Vision & Goals

Jackson Middle School Mission Statement

Jackson Middle School builds a culture of high expectations, open mindedness and internationalism, where community works together to foster a caring and collaborative environment preparing students to be balanced, reflective global citizens.

VISION

Our vision is to cultivate academic excellence and educational growth for each student.

PHILOSOPHY

Thank you for your commitment to making Jackson Middle School a place where “Every Student, Every Day Strives for Success.” The family at Jackson Middle School will help each child reach his or her highest potential through collaboration and collegiality. Through standards-based, data-driven instruction, we will move each child to a higher level. We believe that every person and every contribution, no matter how small, can create positive change. Every obstacle must be looked upon as a challenge. Every challenge, when met and overcome, builds skill and confidence. This will in turn develop lifelong abilities to make correct choices while exhibiting self-respect.

To ensure a successful learning and working environment Jackson Middle School has highly qualified teachers in all academic areas. The emphasis on academic excellence is reflected in the strong, rigorous curriculum exemplified by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years and AVID Programs. Here teachers provide intensive preparation for the social and academic challenges of middle and high school. Through the use of critical thinking and problem solving, collaboration and leadership, and agility and adaptability, our students develop the skills necessary for the 21st century. 

Students experience success at Jackson Middle School by following the P.R.I.D.E. acronym listed below:

  • PreparedBeing prepared gives you an edge in life.
  • Respect – Respect the ideas and feelings of others. It is OK to not always agree on every subject
  • IntegrityHave integrity and try to do your best each and every day.
  • Diligent – Diligence is required to accomplish any task – from getting ready for school to making it to graduation. Keep Trying!
  • EngagedAsk questions and seize opportunities. IF you are actively engaged, you will succeed.
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