Lonnie Jackson Academy

Grades K - 5th   District 1   448 Students

4601 Buena Vista Road, Columbus, GA 31907
Phone 706-565-3039, Fax 706-565-3046

School Website: https://sites.muscogee.k12.ga.us/lonniejackson/
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SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLAN 2020-2021: 19-20 LJA School Improvement Plan

Lonnie Jackson Academy (LJA) is a Pre K-5 school serving just over 400 students and promoting 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.

We offer:

Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Achieve 3000

Lexia Core 5

Two Computer Labs

Intervention Teachers and Teacher Assistants

Reading Wonders Program

iXL Math

Math Team

Safety Patrol

Special Notes:

East Region Georgia Pre-K Site

School Mascot--(bumble) Bee

School Colors--Navy and Yellow (uniforms required)

School Accolades

We have earned...

*Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl-Most Improved 2019

*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) 2021

*MCSD Achieve 3000 School of the Year 2020

*PBIS Distinguished School 2020

Partners In Education

*Cott Beverage

*Hairworks on Wildwood

*Midway United Methodist Church

*Morningside Baptist Church--Steam Mill Rd

*Staffing Solutions

*Columbus Old School Educational Foundation

Candace T Lockhart

Candace T Lockhart
Victoria Lashawn Walker
Victoria Lashawn Walker


Board Representatives
Patricia Hugley Green [District 1]
Kia Chambers [At Large]

Zone Chief