Recent News

  • Congratulations to Jackson’s Graduating Class of 2015!

    Congratulations to Jackson’s graduating 8th graders! Mohamed Alli, Tykia Bendolph, Freddie Betances, Starla Boyko, Ivan Canchola, Katharine Dinh, Patrice Dockery, Tylier Driscoll, Elizabeth Escobar, Dariana Garcia-Bernabe, Justin Gilkin, Kelly Go, Khalil Jackson, Paula Jimenez, Imelda Luna, Jaquana McDonald, Qamir Patterson, Sayzhaine Patterson, Josiah Poremba, Ciara Ragan, Saira Rahman, Joseph Ramagano-Huff, Domiana Richardson, Lucero Rojas, Stephane Sanchez, Jonathan Sandoval-Soto, Miriam Serrano, Continue Reading...
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  • SNEAK PEEK! Auction Items for Sound Off event tonight!

    Check out this partial list of the great items being auctioned off tonight for a great cause. The auction will take place tonight at the event and bidding closes at 8, so get there early and get those bids in! Tickets available at the door tonight, click here for all the details about the event. Special Events: Wawa Welcome America- Continue Reading...
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  • Reminder! FoJ General Meeting

    Reminder! FoJ General Meeting Wednesday, April 15th, 7:30pm-9pm Columbus Square Rec Center   Come join us for our quarterly FoJ General Meeting on April 15th!  As always, these meetings are open to all!  Whether you are a current FoJ member or just interested in learning more about what we do, please come! We share updates from each committee and then Continue Reading...
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  • 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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Upcoming Events

  1. Future Jaguar Playdate!

    August 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Future Jaguars Playdate!

    September 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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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