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Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina, Jackson County Public Schools is comprised of nine schools on eight campuses in two districts.  Approximately 3,600 enrolled students are served by more 600 employees.  We function in a collaborative organizational structure that prioritizes teamwork and recognizes the value of all stakeholders.

Our mission is to engage, enlighten, and enrich the students of Jackson County equipping them to achieve their personal best as contributing members of their community.  We value every child through...

  • Safe and inclusive environments
  • Respectful and nurturing relationships
  • High expectations
  • Continuous growth and improvement
  • Partnerships with families and communities