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About This School

George A Jackson School is a public elementary school in Jericho. The principal of George A Jackson School is MR. BENNY D'AQUILA and can be contacted at bdaquila@jerichoschools.org. 379 children attend George A Jackson School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 2% of the George A Jackson School students are "limited in English proficiency." 4% of the 379 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at George A Jackson School is 10:1. Robbins Lane Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Italian
    • Latin
    • Mandarin
    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 50% 67%
Asian/Pacific Islander 44% 29%
Asian 44% %
Hispanic 4% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 4% 1%
Limited English proficiency 2% 2%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    The teacher quality varies a lot here-one year you got a really caring teacher and another year one that does not care at all. Overall though they are still pretty good. The staff and principal are not very friendly and easily accessible especially Mrs. D'Alto who is always complaining and bashing about some parents whenever I walk in the school office. Just a lot of negative energy in that room.

  • (1 year ago)

    My son went to school here. There was bullying going on in as early as 1st grade. I was surprised that the teachers did not pay any attention to it and inform any parents. When I discussed with the teacher she said she had no idea. Good strategy to pretend no knowledge ..wow. We were relocating to another state so didn t have time to take it up with the principal. From what I had heard from other parents the principal takes no feedback and mostly believes they are doing the best (read this as we are a great school everything we do is right and you parents have no experience just leave it to us and yeah we have no room for improvement). It s probably a cultural thing passed on from the boss.

  • (3 years ago)

    This school is great but the staff and the principal try to push any student to special education to get more fund for the school from State of New York

  • (3 years ago)

    This school is terrific! The staff is caring concerned and provides an academically challenging environment for the students. The music program is fabulous The focus on social-emotional growth is strong and there are specialty programs like second language study in all grades. My child is very happy. I am pleased with the staff across the board. The principal is doing something right!

  • (5 years ago)

    Jackson Elementary School is an excellent school. The staff provides and warm and friendly atmosphere providing support and academic excellence. The principal and teachers are accessible supportive and concerned about student well-being. A high-lighted program this year is Peacekeepers which teaches students that a safe peaceful environment is created through positive choices and good communication skills. I am impressed with the school environment having dealt with parents students and staff.

  • (8 years ago)

    I personally think that all Jericho Schools are wonderful and should be rated higher!

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