Continuing the Tradition of Excellence
School Mascot: JR Rocket
School Colors: Green and White
Mary W. Jackson classes meet from 9 a.m. to 3:35 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Students may arrive at 8:30 a.m.
RECIPIENT, 2020 Education Highest Achievement Award
Mary W. Jackson Fundamental Elementary School (formerly Tucker-Capps)
earned the 2020 Board of Education Highest Achievement Award.
Schools recognized for this highest achievement award were “Accredited” during 2019-2020 (based on performance data from 2018-2019) and demonstrated high levels of success across all school quality indicators, including success in narrowing achievement gaps.
Schools also had to meet the Level One accreditation benchmark for reading, mathematics, and science based on the student pass rate, not including growth or progress on assessments taken by English language learners. Schools must also have had no more than a 5% achievement gap, for schools with two student groups, or a 10% gap, for schools with three or more student groups, between the lowest-performing group and all other students in the school. In addition, schools must have achieved at Level One on all other applicable school quality indicators.
Hampton City Schools Earns Board of Education Innovative Practice Award
The state Board of Education today, June 18, 2020, recognized Hampton City Schools (HCS) for earning the 2020 Innovative Practice Award. In addition, two (2) HCS schools earned the Board of Education Highest Achievement Award and nine (9) Hampton schools earned the Board of Education Continuous Improvement Award.
“We are grateful for the continued academic achievement of our students,” shared Superintendent Jeffery Smith. “As a division, we remain committed to our laser focus on teaching and learning as well as a climate and culture of student success. Our teachers, administrators, support staff as well as the School Board and the community work in collaboration to ensure our young people exemplify the Portrait of a Hampton Graduate and leave our school division college, career and life-ready.”