Jeffersontown High School

School Common Name
Jeffersontown High or J-town High School

School Official Name
Jeffersontown High School Magnet Career Academy

Last Address
9600 Old Six Mile Lane

Status
Open

Year Opened
1966

1st Graduating Class
1970

Notes
The current Jeffersontown High School succeeded a previous school of the same name in the Jefferson County community which operated from 1925 to 1950. Construction began on this school in 1962 and it opened in 1966. The academic building at Jeffersontown High was dedicated to Samuel G. Boyd, principal of the original Jeffersontown High from 1927 to 1943. The current J-town High adopted the team and mascot name of Chargers.

Web Site Link
http://www.jefferson.k12.ky.us/Schools/High/jtown.html

Resource Information

This resource is provided by the Jefferson County Public Schools Archives and Records Center, Louisville, Kentucky. See JCPS History Wiki and Blog Information for contact information.