Fifth graders will begin state testing (PARCC) Monday, March 30th.  Please be on time and prepared to do your best!  Also, please see our recent announcements for new information regarding Easter Break and the JPS inclement weather make-up day.

Site Updated:  March 27, 2015


Sykes Elementary is one of 38 elementary schools in the Jackson Public School District. It serves students in grades pre-K-5.


The mission of Minnie D. Sykes Elementary, in partnership with parents and the community, is to provide children with the skills necessary to be academically proficient and to excel to their fullest potential.

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  • No Weather Make-Up Day for Jackson Public Schools All JPS schools and offices will be closed Friday, April 3 and Monday, April 6, 2015, for Easter Break.It was previously announced that Monday, April 6, would be used ...
    Posted Mar 27, 2015, 9:50 AM by Jackson Sykes
  • JPS Announces Inclement Weather Make-up Day Update - March 27, 2015: All JPS schools and offices will be closed Friday, April 3 and Monday, April 6, 2015, for Easter Break.  See our most recent announcement here for ...
    Posted Mar 27, 2015, 9:58 AM by Jackson Sykes
  • Read Across America Better known to most readers as Dr. Seuss, Dr. Theodor Geisel was born over 100 years ago this month. We mark his birthday with NEA's Read Across America, the ...
    Posted Mar 27, 2015, 9:52 AM by Jackson Sykes
  • Sykes Recognizes our Students! Sykes Elementary School hosted its 1st term awards program Thursday, February 12, 2015.  Fifth grade students selected for the JPS All-City Music Festival performed a musical number to kick ...
    Posted Mar 2, 2015, 10:25 AM by Jackson Sykes
  • Fantastic Friday for Fathers! Sykes students geared up February 13th for Fantastic Friday for Fathers.  Fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and other male figures in our children's' lives came to Sykes to visit and have ...
    Posted Feb 27, 2015, 8:30 AM by Jackson Sykes
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