• Jana Perry, Assistant Principall

    Jana Perry, Assistant Principal

    My name is Jana Perry and I am an Assistant Principal at Petal Primary School. I enjoy my life with my daughter Cameron who makes me smile and laugh each day. I have been working to educate students and families in formal education settings  and community outreach positions for 18 years.  I am so excited to work at Petal Primary School and truly enjoy getting to know our PPS families.


    2006 Masters of Education in Educational Leadership, Mississippi College

    1999 Bachelors of Fine Arts in Performance and Choreography, University of Southern Mississippi

    Experience in Education:

    Current        Assistant Principal, Petal Primary School, Petal School District

    2015-2018   Director of Education and Programs, Mississippi Children's Museum, Jackson, Mississippi

    2008-2015   Principal, Mississippi School of the Arts, Brookhaven, Mississippi

    2005-2008   Director of Admissions and Recruiting, Mississippi School of the Arts, Brookhaven, Mississippi

    2000-2003   Theater Teacher and Chair, Power Academic and Performing Arts Complex, Jackson Public Schools

    1999-2000   Dance Teacher, Ward Elementary School, Oktibbeha School District


    Email: jana.perry@petalschools.com