Jackson Elementary


Jackson Elementary
620 South 31st Street
Omaha, NE 68105-1474

Phone: (402) 344-7484

Fax: (402) 344-7414


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Jackson Elementary is Nebraska's only all Dual Language school serving students in kindergarten through sixth grade. We also offer full-day Pre-Kindergarten. 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.   

We are Jackson! Believe! Achieve! Succeed!

¡Somos Jackson - Cree, Logra, Triunfa! 


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. 

9/27 - Jackson Family Night at The Rose Theater for PK -1 students w/RSVP

10/2 Evacuation Drill, 1:30 pm 

10/3 - Family Night, 5:30 - 7:00 pm 

10/15 - Principal's Coffee, 3:00 pm -- Guest: InCommon Community Development & Jackson's Social Worker

10/16 - Picture Day in the am 

10/17 - PTO Meeting, 9 am or 6 pm 

10/23 or 10/24 - Conferences 

10/24 & 10/25 - No School

10/21 - 10/31 Food Drive 

11/14 - OPS Parent Math Night at Ashland Park-Robbins Elementary, 6:00 - 7:00 or 7:00- 8:00 pm

11/15 - Picture Make-up/ Retake Day 

11/21 - Family Night, 5:30 - 7:00 pm 

11/27 - 11/29 - No School, Thanksgiving Recess

12/10 - Principal's Coffee, 2:00 pm 

12/18 - Winter Program, 10 am & 2 pm 

12/19 - PTO Meeting, 9 am or 6 pm 

12/23 - 1/6 - No School, Winter Recess 

1/15 - Principal's Coffee, 9:00 am 

1/16 - OPS Parent Math Night at Beveridge Middle School, 6:00 - 7:00 or 7:00- 8:00 pm

1/16 - PTO Meeting, 9 am or 6 pm 

1/20 - No School, MLK Jr. Day / Day of Service 

1/30 - Family Night, 5:30 - 7:00 pm 

2/6 - Principal's Coffee, 1:30 pm

2/6 - PK -1 Omaha Children's Museum Night, 5:30 - 7:30 pm

2/17 - No School, President's Day 

2/20 - PTO Meeting, 9 am or 6 pm 

2/28 - Class Picture Day in am 

3/4 & 3/5 - Conferences 

3/5 - 3/13 - No School, Spring Recess 

3/19 - OPS Parent Math Night at Prairie Wind Elementary, 6:00 - 7:00 or 7:00- 8:00 pm

3/19 - PTO Meeting, 9 am or 6 pm 

3/23 - 3rd - 6th State Testing Begins (NSCAS)

3/23 - Principal's Coffee, 10:00 am

4/10 - No School 

4/14 - Principal's Coffee, 3:00 pm 

4/16 - PTO Meeting, 9 am or 6 pm 

4/30 - Family Night, 5:30 - 7:00 pm

5/4 - 5/8 - Staff Appreciation Week

5/12 - Principal's Coffee, 2:00 pm 

5/22 - Last Day of School 

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. 


Want to Log Your Volunteer Hours? Use this link: 



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 

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 and vision services. 

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.

Salvation Army and NCJW donates school supplies to our families.

The Rose Theater provides field trips or outreach programs for each grade as well as 100 tickets for a Family Night at the Rose.

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.

Arts in Motion works with our 5th graders through the Dancing Classrooms program.

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, and resources to our PTO.

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

Omaha Public Schools resource for Digital Literacy & Citizenship, Internet Safety, and Cyberbullying.


Help us earn money and school supplies for Jackson! Simply clip Boxtops from General Mill’s products and UPC labels from Campbell’s and Our Family products and send them to school with your student.