Jackson Elementary PK - 6

We are Jackson!  ~ ¡Somos Jackson

620 South 31st Street Omaha, NE 68105-1474

Phone (531) 299-1620

Fax (531) 299-1639 

Health Office Fax (531) 299-1638


¡Somos Jackson!

La Primaria Jackson es la única escuela completamente de Dos Idiomas sirviendo a los estudiantes del Kínder al sexto grado. También ofrecemos Pre-Kínder de día completo. Nuestros salones de dos idiomas sirven a nuestros estudiantes de habla ingles, español, y bilingües para poder convertirse en bilingües, bi-alfabetismo, y prepararlos para ser exitosos en la sociedad global. Nuestros estudiantes están el 50% del día en ingles y el otro 50% del día en español. Los estudiantes estudian el 50% del contenido principal en ingles y el otro 50% en español. Nuestro personal de escuela se esfuerza en satisfacer todas las necesidades de todos los estudiantes al proveer instrucción rigurosa y diferenciada con el enfoque en la adquisición del lenguaje. Nuestros padres asisten a eventos familiares, juntas con padres, y se dan de voluntarios al menos 20 horas cada año escolar. Con el apoyo del personal de escuela y los padres, podemos apoderar a nuestros estudiantes a dar lo mejor de sus esfuerzos para alcanzar sus metas académicas, sociales, y personales. 

We are Jackson!

Jackson Elementary is Nebraska's only all Dual Language school serving students in kindergarten through sixth grade. We also have a full-day early childhood classroom. Our dual language classrooms serve English speakers, Spanish speakers, and bilingual students to become bilingual, bi-literate, and prepared for success in a global society. Our students spend 50% of each day in English and 50% of each day in Spanish. Students study 50% of all core content in English and 50% in Spanish. Our staff strives to meet the needs of all learners by providing rigorous and differentiated instruction with a focus on language acquisition. Our parents attend family events, parent meetings, and volunteer at least 20 hours each school year. With staff and parent support, we empower our students to put forth their best effort so that they can meet their academic, social, and personal goals.  

Jackson Elementary Information

2022-2023 Newsletters / Noticiero 

Aug 3 Welcome: https://www.smore.com/6zd3t

3 de agosto Bienvenidos : https://www.smore.com/ubpsf

agosto/septiembre- https://www.smore.com/18wbv

August/September - https://www.smore.com/ygtra

septiembre/octubre - https://www.smore.com/6xrwy

September/October - https://www.smore.com/r7ftz


2021-22 Newsletters / Noticiero 

August / September - https://www.smore.com/9hbzq

agosto / septiembre - https://www.smore.com/6wn2v

September / October - https://www.smore.com/qxu2p

septiembre / octubre - https://www.smore.com/eh46g

October / November - https://www.smore.com/87gp6 

octubre / noviembre - https://www.smore.com/4a7vp  

November / December - https://www.smore.com/vgba1

noviembre / diciembre - https://www.smore.com/5qhr3

January - https://www.smore.com/4trkq

enero- https://www.smore.com/r3czj

February - https://www.smore.com/v5z41

febrero - https://www.smore.com/8vzfn

March - https://www.smore.com/c4zbp

mazrzo - https://www.smore.com/1wyfh

April - https://www.smore.com/djq5w

abril - https://www.smore.com/65dr9n

May - https://www.smore.com/u5cpy

mayo - https://www.smore.com/pw3v0

We Love Our Volunteers!! 

Want to Volunteer at Jackson? Use this link to fill out the volunteer form. Now only online. Please fill out a new volunteer form each school year. 

https://omaha.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=9889 -- Application opens on Sept 1. 

Want to Log Your Volunteer Hours? Use this link: 


During the pandemic, we ask that all volunteers are vaccinated and wear a mask in the building. 


Amamos a Nuestros Voluntarios!! 


¿Le gustaría darse de voluntario para Jackson? Use este enlace para completar la forma de voluntariado. Ahora solamente está en línea. Por favor complete una aplicación de voluntariado nueva cada año escolar. 


¿Gusta registrar sus Horas de Voluntariado? Use este enlace: https://bit.ly/2yU0obm 

Durante la pandemia, pedimos que todos los voluntarios estén vacunados y usen una máscara en el edificio.

We are also fortunate to work with partners in our community!! 

The Completely Kids Program provides care and academic support for our students after school. Check out all the new opportunities for families too at their St. Mary's location. https://www.completelykids.org/

OSF Kids Club offers before school care. https://opsfkidsclub.org

Skutt High school supports Jackson during their Community Involvement Day. 

Creighton University provides work study students to tutor students

NCJW provides school supplies for our classrooms each year. 

One World provides dental services. 

Children's Hospital provides the Vision Van.

Panera bread donates their day old bakery items to our families. 

Embrace Teachers provides a meal to our staff on two of the four conference nights.

The Rose Theater provides field trips or outreach programs for each grade and donate classes for qualifying families.

The Omaha Children's Museum provides a field trip, an outreach program and a family night for our PK-1 families. The also offer discounted family memberships for families who qualify.

Mentor Nebraska supports attendance through the Success Mentor program.

TeamMates helps recruit and match mentors.

Project Harmony's Connections program helps us connect families to community resources.

First Lutheran Church provides a safe space in case of evacuation, school supplies, holiday assistance, and resources to our PTO.

Jackson hosts UNO and UNL practicum students.

We welcome more opportunities for our students and community partnerships. Jackson is fortunate to have many community partners aid in student success!

If you are interested in attending Jackson Elementary, please contact the office to determine your best options.

Enrollment for the next school year opens in January. 

OPS Kindergarten Registration Information: https://www.ops.org/Page/563

Do you live in Jackson's home attendance area & are you new to OPS?

*If yes, please use the link to access our online registration: https://campus.ops/campus/OLRLogin/ops

*If you are new to OPS, but are not in Jackson's home attendance area, you will need select Jackson on the online registration form  (OPS Student Placement will contact you if your child is selected through the lottery) when you enroll your child into OPS using the link: https://campus.ops.org/campus/OLRLogin/ops

*If you have a child currently attending OPS and you do not live in Jackson's home attendance area, please enroll your new student into OPS using the parent portal and fill out a school selection form on the online registration (OPS Student Placement will contact you if your child is selected through the lottery)

*If you do not live in the OPS district, but would like to attend Jackson, you will need to first fill out a Nebraska Option Enrollment form (click here). OPS Student Placement will notify you if accepted for next steps for enrollment.


Early Childhood, Pre-K applications are accepted mid-February - April. All enrollments are done through the OPS Early Childhood office. Jackson staff does not register PK students. Dual Language is not offered in Early Childhood at Jackson. For more information visit: https://www.ops.org/Page/696

OPS Website: 1to1.ops.org

Technology Agreement Form signed annually by each family (English) (espanol)

Basic Troubleshooting
If the iPad is not functioning correctly: Restart the iPad by pressing and holding both the Top (Power) button and the Home button until the Apple logo appears.
If you are still having issues, please contact the teacher or school.

Student iPad Troubleshooting Tips 

Missing Apps

Go to the Manager app. Click update all or select the app needed and update. 

Additional Support
Apple Support: 24/7 phone support is available at 1-800-800-2775, option 3
Apple Support Website
T-Mobile Hotline for Parents: 1-844-341-4834


2022-23 School Calendar  -- https://www.ops.org/domain/130
Important Dates: 
*8/13 - OPS Back to School Bash at Baxter Arena, 10 am - 1 pm 
*8/15 - Meet the Teacher Night, 5:30 - 7:00 pm 
*8/17 - First Day for K-6 Students 
*8/23 - First Day for Early Childhood Students 
*9/5 - NO SCHOOL - Labor Day 
*9/12 - Open House, 5:30 - 7 pm 
*9/16 - NO SCHOOL - Curriculum Day 
*9/23 - NO SCHOOL - Teacher Work Day 
*10/26 or 27 - Student-Led Conferences
*10/27 - 11/1 - NO SCHOOL 
*11/15 - Individual Picture Day in am 
*11/21 - 11/25 - NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Recess 
*12/19 - 1/3 - NO SCHOOL - Winter Recess 
*1/16 - NO SCHOOL - MLK Day 
*2/3 - NO SCHOOL - Curriculum Day 
*2/14 - Valentine Day Celebrations, 3:15 pm 
*2/20 - NO SCHOOL - President's Day 
*3/13 - 3/17 - NO SCHOOL - Spring Break 
*3/29 or 30 - Student-Led Conferences
*3/30 & 31 - NO SCHOOL 
*4/14 - NO SCHOOL - Teacher Work Day 
*4/17 - NO SCHOOL - Articulation Day 
*5/26 - Last Day of School 

OPS Health & Safety  - https://www.ops.org/domain/665

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Health and safety remain our priority. To assist us with our effort in keeping students, staff and families safe, we are asking you to conduct a daily health screening on your child(ren) every day prior to sending them to school. 

Please assess and/or ask your child(ren) the following screening questions before sending them to school. 

*Does your child have one of the following? 

• New cough 

• New onset of shortness of breath 

• New loss of taste or smell 

Does your child have two or more of the following? 

• Fever of 100.4 or greater 

• Chills 

• Muscle aches 

• Headache 

• Sore throat 

•Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea 

If you answer yes to the above questions, please do not send your child to school. Instead: 

• Notify the school of your child's absence 

• Contact your child's health care provider 

• Get your child tested for COVID-19 

• Do not send your child to school until they have a negative test result or have been cleared by their health care provider 

For information on testing sites, contact the Douglas County Health Department at 402-444- 3400 or https://www.douglascountyhealth.com/109-covid-19/773-where-to-get-tested 

For information on COVID-19 vaccine sites please contact the Douglas County Health Department at 402-444-3400 or https://www.douglascountyhealth.com/109-covid-19/812- where-to-get-a-covid-19-vaccine

Anyone 12 years of age are older is eligible to be vaccinated. Minors, 12 thru 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult/guardian to be vaccinated.