JACKSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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1325 MOUNT PARAN RD NW
ATLANTA, GA 30327
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Phone: 404-802-8800
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 10
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: Atlanta City Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 15:1
  • Students/Grade: 152.5
  • Number Students: 915
  • Number Teachers: 80
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6816
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Lorraine Reich
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (16 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (11 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-29
    "I am over the moon about Jackson Elementary. My son is autistic and this school has the best special needs teachers. It is an academically competitive school and I love that my son has access to the spirit of academic excellence but not at the expense of embracing him as a whole person. The teachers are just brilliant, effervescently enthusiastic, firm in the best possible way and fun. If I were a kid, I would be so excited to go to Jackson. So glad my son has the opportunity!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-01-25
    "I have two girls at WTJ, one in Grade 2 and the other in Grade 5. Our family immigrated to the US 2 years ago and my children happily and easily settled into the school. The PTA and parents are very involved and there is a wonderful sense of committment and community amongst, teachers, administrators, parents and children. My children are both high performers, sweet children and were lovingly accepted into the school. The teachers are very nurturing and attentive and all the teachers are available for consults whenever the parents need to speak to them. Dr Reich, the headmistress, is acutely aware of everything in the school, is up-to-date on the State and district school issues and navigates the public school system with aplomb. The school is amazing and, coming from a country where my children had a high level of private education, I was concerned about public schooling, but all my doubts disappeared at WTJ."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-08-22
    "We had a wonderful time meeting the teachers and other staff members of Jackson Elementary. The children seemed engaged and very enthusiastic about learning. Thanks Jackson Elementary Staff and Principle for an overall great experience."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-07-03
    "WTJ is where my son attends. My observation as my son was entering 1st G was exciting. Safe environment , family focused participation is strongly present. Prim campus was a great experience but my son's 1st G teacher I've learned was her first year at WTJ my opinion her style of teaching was a structured pattern that in some cases left parents and students confused. I 'm positive she wanted all her kids to succeed but with that being her first class teaching at WTJ, it was at times mind bottling. Great tea and wine conversations with other parents, but often I felt no one really wanted to speak honestly, about what they thought the character or learning, or difficulties of the class because of being afraid amongst classroom adults as not being highly liked."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-04-30
    "After a decade of sending kids through Jackson, I could not have more respect for the leadership of the principal, faculty and involved parents. My kids have flourished there and gained a strong foundation and are thriving in the K-12 system. I'm happy to support our cluster and can see that family engagement is growing throughout the pipeline because once you get a taste of how good a public school can be, you want to carry it through. Thank goodness it is finally happening in Buckhead."
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