Grades K - 5th District 1 470 Students4601 Buena Vista Road Columbus, GA 31907
Lonnie Jackson Academy (LJA) is a K-5 school serving nearly 500 students that promotes academic excellence for all.Through a concentrated effort on developing a high level of reading comprehension, enhanced number sense, and increased character development in a 21st century class environment, we envision students better equipped for this global society. Our teaching staff is committed to holding students to high academic expectations through the use of student data-binders, making data driven decisions daily by focusing on current assessments, and conducting collegial collaboration for the purpose of selecting high-yield, researched based instructional strategies.
In addition to the resources and strategies used by our teachers to accelerate and remediate learning, we offer a variety of co-curricular experiences including Math Club, Science Olympiads, and Book Club. These activities are provided as an extension of the formal learning in Science, Mathematics, and Reading/Writing.
Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
Two Computer Labs
Intervention Teachers and Teacher Assistants
Reading Wonders Program
Envision Math Program
East Region Georgia Pre-K Site
School Mascot--(bumble) Bee
School Colors--Navy and Yellow (uniforms required)
We have earned...
*Georgia Milestone End-of-Grade Social Studies Assessment (5th Place) 2016
*School Choice Leadership Award 2016
*Georgia Milestone End-of-Grade Mathematics Assessment (3rd Place) 2015
We aspire to earn...
*Georgia Milestone End-of-Grade ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies (1st Place) 2017
*MCSD Achieve 3000 School of the Year 2017
*PBIS Emerging School 2017
*Midway United Methodist Church
*Morningside Baptist Church--Steam Mill Rd