Jefferson City School District

The Jefferson City School District is a public school district in Jackson County, Georgia, United States, based in Jefferson. It serves Jefferson and the surrounding communities in Jackson County.

Jefferson City School District
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575 Washington Street


United States
Coordinates34°07′23″N 83°34′49″W / 34.123173°N 83.580384°W / 34.123173; -83.580384Coordinates: 34°07′23″N 83°34′49″W / 34.123173°N 83.580384°W / 34.123173; -83.580384[1]
SuperintendentDr. John Jackson
GradesPre-K- 12
AccreditationsSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools
Georgia Accrediting Commission
Telephone(706) 367-2880
Fax(706) 367-2291


The Jefferson City School District has two elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.[3]

Elementary schoolsEdit

  • Jefferson Academy
  • Jefferson Elementary School

Middle schoolEdit

  • Jefferson Middle School

High schoolEdit

  • Jefferson High School

COVID-19 PandemicEdit

In the summer of 2020, Jefferson City Schools made national headlines as one of the first school districts in the United States (and the first in Georgia) to resume in-person classes during the COVID-19 Pandemic.[4][5][6]


  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.
  4. ^ Fausset, Richard (6 August 2020). "A Small Georgia City Plans to Put Students in Classrooms This Week". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  5. ^ Yan, Holly (30 July 2020). "Jefferson City Schools will be the first in Georgia to reopen Friday. These parents won't be sending their children". CNN. Retrieved 18 August 2020.
  6. ^ Toone, Stephanie (28 July 2020). "A small Georgia school system will start the school year this week". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 18 August 2020.

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