The new Jennings Community Learning Center is complete and opened on December 3, 2007.
Test scores are up; last year, sixth-grade math scores rose 32%, eighth-grade math scores rose 45% and sixth-grade reading scores rose 58%.
Jennings CLC is a Title 1 and "Making Middle Grades Work" school; Jennings CLC was named one of 15 of the most improved schools nationwide in successful transitions from middle school to high school by the Southern Regional Education Board.
Test-taking, organization and study skills offered to all students.
Seventh- and eighth-graders improve writing skills in a language arts lab.
All students participate in the 100 Book Challenge to improve reading.
An alternative school program housed in the building assists at-risk students with attendance, academics and behavior.
Special activities include after-school tutoring, foreign language club featuring special activities in Spanish, Math Counts, Spelling Bee, National Junior Honor Society, Student Leadership Team, student ambassadors, interscholastic and intramural sports, choir and spring musical, and sign language.
Jennings CLC has Honor Roll/Merit Roll, JAAR Club and Wolverines of the Month.
Jennings CLC and North align their schools with the "Pride on the Hill" program. Elementary schools participate with Jennings in the "Dispelling the Myth of Middle School" program.
Jennings CLC boasts strong community partnerships with local businesses.
Teachers have an average of 12 years of experience, and 62% hold a master's degree or higher.