Jackson Elementary School is a top-ranked Atlanta school focused on excellence, and has earned three coveted distinctions as a National Blue Ribbon School, a Georgia School of Excellence, as well as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. As you’ll discover, high educational standards are just the beginning of what makes Jackson unique. The school offers an intentional balance of promoting rigorous academics along with advancing a child’s character education and ability to learn by doing, which is proven in the 10,000 volunteer hours clocked annually. Through a variety of innovative programs and events (often philanthropic and ecological in nature), Jackson students benefit by approaching things by the book … as well as out of the box.
As an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, Jackson focuses on the total growth of the child which includes a student’s social, physical, emotional and cultural needs in addition to his/her academic development. The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) draws on research and best practices from a range of school systems with a wealth of knowledge and experience from international schools to create a relevant, engaging, challenging and significant educational framework for all children.