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.


  • Oak Forest's Annual Kids Helping Kids Drive Yields 1,500 Items for the Community January 6, 2015 Cases and cases of canned food and toiletries were collected during the annual Kids Helping Kids drive at Oak Forest Elementary. Oak Forest Elementary School adopters, the ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2015, 9:47 AM by Oakforest Web
  • Oak Forest Student, Janiya Guston, Places 2nd at District Reading Fair JPS Students Gather at Cardozo Middle for the District Reading Fair December 3, 2014     Students from across the District gathered at Cardozo Middle School November 6, 2014, for the District ...
    Posted Dec 10, 2014, 12:52 PM by Oakforest Web
  • JPS Launches Improved Parent Notification System for JPS Parents JPS Launches Improved Parent Notification System for JPS Parents  December 4, 2014    In an effort to increase our ability to keep parents informed of the District's various events, activities ...
    Posted Dec 5, 2014, 9:52 AM by Oakforest Web
  • Tech Savvy Oak Forest Teacher Named 16 WAPT Teacher of the Week Dominic Dunham Oak Forest Elementary first grade teacher Dominic Dunham was named 16 WAPT's Outstanding Teacher of the Week for October 31, 2014. According to his nomination letter, Dunham ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2014, 1:15 PM by Georgette Keeler
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