Visitor Information

There is a spirit to JA that can only be experienced in person.

Turn just off of Ridgewood Road and listen to the laughter that spills from the Lower School playground, take in a show in our 800-seat performance hall, or find a quiet place to read in the multi-functional Learning Commons.

We want you to feel welcome and experience the JA community we know and love.

Campus Tours

Sign up for a personal tour with our admission office, and we’ll be glad to show you around.

Schedule Your Personal Visit Online

Directions to the JA Campus

Jackson Academy is located at 4908 Ridgewood Road in Jackson, Mississippi. You can find us by using the map and directions below.

From Interstate 55 North or South

Take the Northside Drive exit (Exit 100) off of Interstate 55 (by Highland Village and Maywood Mart). Turn east on Northside Drive. Two blocks east of Interstate 55 (corner of Northside and Ridgewood) turn left (north) on Ridgewood Road. The Jackson Academy main campus is located on the right beginning at the corner of Sheffield Drive and Ridgewood Road. The main campus entrance is on Ridgewood Road, and the entrance to the Administrative Building is on Sheffield Drive.

To get to the east campus, Raider Park, turn onto Sheffield from Ridgewood, go through a 3-way stop, and the gate is on the left between two houses across from Shadowwood Drive.

From the Jackson Airport, Lakeland Drive (Hwy 25), and east of Jackson

From the intersection of Highway 475 (Airport Road) and Highway 25 (Lakeland Drive), drive west 3 miles to the intersection of Lakeland Drive and Ridgewood Road. Turn right (north) on Ridgewood Road and drive 1.9 miles to the corner of Ridgewood Road and Sheffield Drive. The entrance to the Administration Building is on Sheffield Drive, and the entrance to the main campus entrance is on Ridgewood Road.

To get to the east campus, Raider Park, turn onto Sheffield from Ridgewood, go through a 3-way stop, and the gate is on the left between two houses across from Shadowwood Drive.

Campus Map

A diagram in navy and light gray, with green for green spaces, details the  campus. Buildings are numbered on the Campus Map legend.

Entrance Tech Center

Campus Map Legend

  1. Administrative Building
  2. Middle School
  3. Gymnasium
  4. Raider Hall
  5. Band Hall
  6. Raider Den
  7. Performing Arts Center
  8. Upper School
  9. Cafeteria
  10. K3
  11. Lower and Middle School
  12. Lower School
  13. K4 and K5 Building
  14. Activities Building
A diagram in navy and light gray, with green for green spaces, details Raider Park. Buildings are numbered on the Raider Park legend.

Raider Park Legend

  1. Softball Field
  2. Practice Field
  3. Baseball Field
  4. Maintenance
  5. Baseball Field
  6. Concession Stand
  7. Track and Soccer Field

Visit Jackson Academy

Schedule your personal tour of Jackson Academy’s campus to learn more about JA by calling 601.364.5761 or signing up online.