Oak Forest Elementary School is located at 1831 Smallwood Dr. in South Jackson within Hinds County. Oak Forest was erected in 1964 under the Board of Education Superintendent J. E. Aldridge. The school currently serves students in kindergarten through fifth grades.

Our School’s Motto

Soaring High, Soaring to Do Our Best!

Our School’s Mission

The mission of Oak Forest Elementary is to develop excellent students who are ready, respectful, responsible, and prepared to soar to infinity and beyond.

Our School’s Vision

Our vision is to become an “A+” leveled school that promotes academic and social excellence.


  • Scholars Share Their Favorite Books at District Reading Fair JPS scholars competed for top honors in the District's annual reading fair on November 5, 2015, at Cardozo Middle School. This year’s competition showcased nearly 300 student entries ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2015, 9:44 AM by Oakforest Web
  • JPS Parent-Teacher Conference Day JPS Parent-Teacher Conference Day will be held Friday, October 30, 2015, at all JPS schools. Schools will be open from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. for parents to ...
    Posted Oct 22, 2015, 11:49 AM by Oakforest Web
  • Get Our School's Official Mobile App In keeping with our FOCUS on Building Stronger Schools Together, Oak Forest Elementary is once again inviting the community to connect with us. We are asking every parent with a ...
    Posted Oct 19, 2015, 10:49 AM by Oakforest Web
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