• Notification:

    Online registration for returning students opened on Wednesday, June 16th, and will remain open until Wednesday, July 14th. Registration must be completed through the parent portal. Please do not complete a new student application for existing students. If you need parent portal assistance, please contact portal@jeffcityschools.org. 

    Save the Date: JCS Open House is Wednesday, July 28th

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JHS Named a National Best School

Jefferson High School Named a National Best School

Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Program Arts, A/V Technology
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Program STEM
Information Technology Program Information Technology
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Program Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Education and Training Program Education and Training
Health Science Program Health Science
Work Based Learning: Focus on the Future WBL
Business Management & Administration Program FBLA
Jefferson CTAE: Choose Your Path CTAE logo
Jefferson High School Air Force JROTC Program Air Force JROTC Crest
Celebrating Black History Month: Mrs. Doris Brown Mrs. Doris Brown

Interview with Former JCS Educator, Mrs. Doris Brown

Dragon Day for Rising 9th Grade Students  Dragon Graduate

Rising 9th Grade Dragon Day

District Spelling Bee Results Spelling Bee Winners 2021

Jefferson Academy and Jefferson Middle School students were named winners of the annual District Spelling Bee. 

FoodFinder: Find Meals Near You FoodFinder

FoodFinder is a mobile and web app that allows families to find food distribution sites (including food pantries, drive-through distributions, and school meal providers) based on location.

City of Jefferson Implementing Traffic Safety Program to Reduce Speeding in School Zones School Zone Speed Enforcement Program

Please be mindful of the School Zone Automated Photo Speed Enforcement Program coming to our District. The enforcement will begin Wednesday, December 16, 2020. A warning period will be given until February 1, 2021.

JMS receives Bright Ideas Grant Bright Ideas Grant Program 2020

Jefferson Middle School teacher, Tracy Pratt, was named a winner of the Jackson Electric Membership Corporation Bright Ideas Grant Program for an English Learners Lab at JMS. 

Video: Thank you, Dragons! Thank you, Staff!

Jefferson City Schools, Partners in Education, key community members, and parents worked together to thank staff for working hard to ensure safe and healthy in-person education. 

JMS names Dragon Award of Excellence winners Dragon Award of Excellence recipients - Fall 2020

Jefferson Middle School has announced Dragon Award of Excellence recipients for the first quarter.

Jefferson City Schools honors Veterans Day JHS Veterans Day Ceremony

Jefferson City Schools honored Veterans Day with virtual and socially distanced ceremonies. 

FFA chicken mull fundraiser Chicken Mull Fundraiser

Jefferson City Schools FFA is holding their annual chicken mull fundraiser. All proceeds benefit the Jefferson City FFA Chapter. 

JMS principal, assistant principal earn GAMSP awards GAMPS Awards 2020

Jefferson Middle School Principal Melanie Sigler and Assistant Principal Adria Whitworth were honored at the 2020 Georgia Association of Middle School Principals Awards for their outstanding leadership.

JMS Cross Country named grand champions 2020 JMS Cross Country

The Jefferson Middle School Cross Country team earned the Grand Champions title at the Middle School State Championship meet on Saturday.

The Jefferson Band Program Thriller Dash 5K Dragon Dash 5K

The Jefferson City Schools band program is hosting a 5k in Jefferson on Oct. 31st. Walkers and runners are welcome to join. This is a no scares, family fun, trail event! We hope to see you there!

Jackson County Family Connection holiday assistance Holiday Connection Flyer 2020

Jackson County Family Connection will begin accepting applications for holiday assistance near the end of October through mid November. 

Rivers Alive: 3rd annual waterway cleanup Rivers Alive 2020

Mark your calendars for Nov. 7th and spend a morning outside with us for the 3rd annual fall waterway cleanup! Registration is mandatory due to COVID-19.

Free & reduced meals applications benefit JCS Free and Reduced Meals Flyer

JCS School Nutrition encourages all families to fill out a free and reduced meals application. Applications help support the entire school system. 

2020 JMS Goats n Ghosts Dairy Goat Show 2020 Goats n Ghosts Dairy Goat Show

JMS will hold the 2020 Goats n Ghosts Dairy Goat Show on Oct. 30-31. See the attached flyer and link for details.  

Jefferson City Schools ranks among top schools in Georgia BackgroundCheck.org Badge

The Jefferson City School District ranked among the top school systems in the state of Georgia, according to BackgroundCheck.org, a free resource and database for public records. 

Letter to Parents: School Nutrition update

Jefferson City Schools will offer meals to students at no cost until December 31, 2020, or until USDA funding runs out - whichever comes first.

Jefferson City School celebrates retirement of Dr. John Jackson Dr. John Jackson pictured with the JCS Board of Education

Former Jefferson City Schools Superintendent, Dr. John Jackson, was recognized and celebrated for his 27 years of leadership at the District Thursday evening at the Jefferson High School Arena.

Tuition due July 24, 2020 Tuition Date

Please be aware tuition payments are due this Friday, July 24, 2020.

IMPORTANT - Reopening Schools 7/17/20

Attached are the JCS Response Protocols for COVID-19, which outline the procedures for communicating how suspected and positive COVID-19 cases will be handled in the school setting. Additionally, the document outlines specific procedures for returning to school or work after a quarantine. 

IMPORTANT: Reopening Schools

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we have worked to refine our plans for reopening Jefferson City Schools. Our system and school leaders continue to work with local and state officials to monitor circumstances surrounding COVID-19 in order to make the most informed decisions. Our plan to reopen schools for face-to-face instruction on Friday, July 31, 2020 is based on the most current information; however, we acknowledge that the situation is subject to change.

Letter to Parents: 2020-2021 Update

As you are settling into summer, we hope that you and your family are staying safe and healthy.  We all share many concerns regarding the current pandemic and its impact on education.  While many questions are still unanswered, safety remains our primary concern.  System leaders continue to collaborate with several local and state health and safety officials to monitor the events surrounding COVID-19 and the level of spread in our community.

Letter to Parents: Dragon Parent Appreciation Day, important dates Final Week of School

We would like to take this time to thank you for your continued support and cooperation during distance and digital learning. We understand the past few weeks have not been easy, but please know your efforts have not gone unnoticed.

Jefferson City Schools named among 2020 Best Schools 2020 Niche Report

The Jefferson City School System ranks among the top school systems in the state of Georgia and is the No. 1 best school district in Jackson County, according to consumer data analysis company, Niche.

School-issued devices and instructional materials return schedule School Materials Schedule 2020

Please see the attached document for your child's schedule, time, location and details regarding the return of school-issued devices and other instructional materials.