JCISD Statement of Purpose
The Jackson County Intermediate School District is committed to the success of all students. The JCISD provides educational leadership, services, programs, and resources in partnership with local schools and the community.
The Jackson County Intermediate School District (JCISD) is one of 56 Michigan intermediate school districts established by Public Act 190 in 1962. For over 56 years, Michigan ISDs have provided student-centered, data-driven solutions, and expanded educational opportunities for students and teachers of Michigan’s 548 public school districts and 300 charter schools. ISDs foster efficiency and innovation while optimizing the use of public funds through the pooling of resources and providing cost-effective and high quality assistance to local school districts regionally.
The JCISD boundaries encompass all of Jackson county, as well as small areas of Calhoun, Eaton, Hillsdale, Ingham, Lenawee, and Washtenaw counties. We serve all of Jackson’s 12 public schools, 3 public school academies, and area parochial schools with a combined general and special education student population exceeding 24,000 and approximately 1,200 teachers. Just over 500 persons are employed by the district; staffing the JCISD North, East, and South Campuses, Camp McGregor, Youth Center and local district special education classrooms, as well as itinerant services.
We hope the information on this site helps you to better understand your JCISD today, tomorrow, and into the future. If you have any questions about any of our services or programs, do not hesitate to call 517-768-5200 or send a brief email to our communications office.