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.


  • SURVEY: JPS Seeks Input from Parents in Title I Needs Assessment Survey The Office of Federal Programs invites parents of JPS students to participate in its Annual Title I Needs Assessment. The purpose of this survey is to examine multiple sources of ...
    Posted May 7, 2015, 9:52 AM by Oakforest Web
  • Online Registration is Open for New Students     Online registration for new pre-kindergarten and kindergarten students began on April 7, 2015, and will continue until May 29. This is also pre-registration for returning students.  Online registration ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2015, 9:53 AM by Oakforest Web
  • 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, 11:52 AM by Oakforest Web
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