Partners in Education


  •  Senior Laptop Check-In
    Senior Laptop Check-In
     District personnel will be here to take up seniors' laptops on May 11th at 10 A.M.  You must return all parts at this time, including the case, the sleeve, both parts of the cord, and the macbook.  Fees will be assessed at this time. Fines must be paid in order to march at graduation. 
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  • 1:M
    MacBook Summer Checkout
    This year, Madison County Schools will continue our 1:M MacBook Initiative for grades 9-12. We are offering returning students the opportunity to check out their MacBook early for the 2015-2016 school year. Learn more and Pay Now online.

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  •  VJHS Newspaper
     VJHS Newspaper
    To view the latest edition of the Velma Jackson School Newspaper, click on the link below.
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  •  Summer Fun
    Summer Athletic Camps
    Velma Jackson will be hosting a basketball camp and football camp this summer. Please check out the links below for information and registration. 
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District News

  • teacher appreciation  
    Teachers are special
    We know this is true
    Phenomenal individuals
    Are outstanding 
    And that would be YOU!

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  •  congratulations  
    Congratulations to Madison Central Boys Track 6A North State Champions.  We are so proud of YOU!
    Jaguars and Coach Ellison and Assistant Coaches Phillips, Groll, Campbell, Harber, Banks, and Sligh!

    Congratulations to Ms. Sissy Lynn, Highland Elementary Parent of the Year and our District Parent of the Year, who has been selected by MDE as Mississippi’s Representative for the Second Congressional District and winner for Parent of the Year 2015!   Way to go, Ms. Lynn!  We are so proud of you!

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  •  graduation
    Congratulations, Class of 2015!
    Germantown High School - Thursday, May 21st, 7:00 p.m. at Broadmoor Baptist Church, Madison 
    Ridgeland High School - Friday, May 22nd, 7:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Jackson
    Velma Jackson High School - Friday, May 22nd, 7:00 p.m. on VJHS Football Field
    Madison Central High School - Saturday, May 23rd, 11:00 a.m. at Mississippi Coliseum 

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  • camp
    Summer Camp Opportunities
    MCS have great summer camp opportunities for kids! Enrolling NOW for Summer Camp!! Learn more about the opportunities our schools have to offer.  View Summer Camp list.

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  • register
     NEW Student Registration
    Joining the Madison County Schools family? Click here to learn more about enrollment and attendance zones.  Find more detail information on school's site.
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The mission of Velma Jackson High School, with the collective support of parents/guardians, teachers, staff and community, is to provide a safe environment with the best educational experience possible. We strive to meet, maintain & exceed successful status while preparing students with the academic & social skills necessary to attain college and career readiness.

Educate, Motivate, Graduate!  


-Build a team climate among administrators, teachers, staff, students & parents

-Provide effective instruction and safety nets to improve student engagement & achievement

-Increase SATP Test Scores in every subject area

-Increase ACT & SAT Test Scores

-Enhance Students’ College & Career Readiness


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