The mission of Jackson Hole Classical Academy is to cultivate within its students the wisdom and virtue necessary to discover their God-given potential and contribute
to a flourishing and free society.

Love of Learning

Beauty of the Arts

Head of School Memo

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  • Head of School Update: Monday October 29, 2018

    Dear JH Classical Academy Parents,

    George MacDonald was a Scottish author, a poet, a minister, a pioneer in the field of fantasy literature, and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. J.R.R. Tolkien was influenced by MacDonald’s writing, especially his fairy tales that “reflected in a particular way man’s visions of Truth.” C.S. Lewis regarded MacDonald as his “master” and commented after reading MacDonald’s Phantastes one day at a train-station, “I knew I had crossed a great frontier.” G.K. Chesterton cited The Princess and the Goblin as a book that “made a difference to my whole existence.” I read several excerpts of this book to the students this month, during our reflections on the theological virtue of faith.
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Student Life

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  • 7th Grade Field Trip to Cody

    The 7th grade class enjoyed a three day field trip in Cody, Wyoming last week. The Friess family generously offered their ranch for the two night stay. Right after lunch on Wednesday, the 7th graders left for Cody with Mr. Sawyer, Ms. Rock, Mr. McDaniel and Mrs. Maher. After a long day of driving, a big dinner and a few games of Scrabble and Clue, the students turned in early.
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Owl News

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  • Gratitude for a Successful Old Bill’s 2018

    Building upon last year’s success at Old Bill’s, we are grateful to have surpassed both total donations and number of individual donors this year.
    Jackson Hole Classical Academy raised $78,845 this year from 68 different donors, even more than last year’s 58 generous donors who gave $75,900. We were honored to see an increase in support this year, especially in our number of donors. Seeing our community support our mission of bring quality educational opportunities to Teton County families inspires us every day.
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Reasoning Mind

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Jackson Hole Classical Academy
P.O. Box 7466
Jackson, WY 83002
Enrollment Inquiries:
Polly Friess
(307) 690-8396
All Other Inquiries:
School Office
(307) 201-5040


Nondiscrimination Policy: Jackson Hole Classical Academy admits students of any gender, race, color, and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students. Jackson Hole Classical Academy does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, tuition assistance, athletic, arts or other school administrated programs.