Jackson County High School

190 Blue Devil Lane 

Gainesboro, TN 38562

Phone - 931-268-9771 , Fax 931-268-9433

Principal - Kristy Brown

Assistant Principal - Jay Halfacre



The mission of Jackson County High School is to guarantee that every graduate is prepared to succeed in college and career by providing an excellent and challenging education, a variety of extracurricular activities, and relevant enrichmentopportunities in a safe and supportive environment.



Jackson County High School's purpose is to provide a safe, supportive learning environment for students to pursue their academic, career, and personal goals. By providing a strong, relevant, fluid curriculum that emphasizes academic excellence, the school will facilitate the skills necessary for post-secondary education and career success. All programs at JCHS are designed to provide students opportunities to be successful, whether in academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, community service, or other areas. There is a clear focus on individual student needs as well as the overall well-being of the student body at JCHS.


1. Improve graduation rate by 3%

2. Improve ACT Composite average to 19.3

3. Improve the TNReady Success rate to 35%

4. Improve Chronically-Out-of-School to less than 10%