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Halloween Costume Rules

Halloween is Friday! As a result, school dress-up day will be on Friday. Please be mindful of the rules related to appropriate Halloween costumes for school. We look forward to seeing everyone's creativity!

Red Ribbon Week

Please participate in the Red Ribbon Week activities for Monday, October 27 through Friday, October 31!

JCMS STLP Students Tour WYMT

Jackson County Middle School students featured in a WYMT Mountain News report about unemployment rates in eastern Kentucky.

Jackson County Public School District Exceeds AMO Goal on State Assessment

The Jackson County Public School District’s overall score on the state assessment Unbridled Learning: College and Career-Readiness for All is 59. The district overall score increased 5.5 points from last year and exceeded the 54.5 Annual Measurable Objective Goal (AMO) for 2014.  All 5 schools exceeded their 2014 AMO Goals.  The district score is based on two components: Next Generation Learners and Program Reviews.  Next Generation Learners includes 5 areas: achievement, gap, growth, college and career readiness, and graduation rate.  There are three Program Review areas: Arts and Humanities, Practical Living and Career Studies, and Writing. The district also exceeded the 2014 College and Career Readiness Target of 50.2%. The percent of Jackson County High School graduates who are college and/or career ready increased from 45.5% in 2013 to 54.1% in 2014. The 2014 Five Year Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate is 90.1%.

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