Recent News

  • Mayoral Candidates Education Forum

    Your voice was heard! Thank you for helping to make this event a success! With close to 400 attendees, we sent a clear message that parents and other supporters of neighborhood public school are serious in our passion to fix public education in Philadelphia, and we are looking for a mayor who can be a strong partner in that work. Coverage Continue Reading...
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  • Thanks for a great event!

    It was great to see so many budding neighborhood artists yesterday at our play date.  Special thanks to Philly Art C  enter and Capitolo playground for donating got time and space to make our play date happen!  Keep an eye out for more Future Jaguars events this spring!...
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  • Philadelphia Mayoral Forum on Education to be held in March

    Education is widely acknowledged by voters, students, pundits and the candidates themselves as the central issue of 2015 Philadelphia mayoral and city council campaigns. Whether your interest is in taxes and city services, good governance, economic development and poverty, race-relations, or something else entirely, Philadelphia’s education system is central to the discussion. The Mayor does not control the school district Continue Reading...
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  • Jackson’s HOME Rocks out at PCCY’s Picasso Project Awards

    Andrew Jackson’s rock band HOME rocked out at today’s PCCY Picasso Project Awards ceremony! Jackson was one of 15 public school recipients to receive a Picasso grant! Jackson, a repeat award recipient, was awarded $5,000 this year to support a project called “Pillars of Community.” This project teams students with COSACOSA artists to create digital art, retelling stories through photography, Continue Reading...
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Upcoming Events

  1. Save the Date – Sound OFF for Jackson

    May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The Friends of Jackson School are accepting donations for our general activities fund!


Amazon Wishlist

Donate supplies directly to FoJ via our Amazon Wish List. Supplies requested by teachers are noted as the highest priorities. All purchases can be mailed directly to the school at 1213 S. 12th Street Philadelphia PA 19147.

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