- L.B.J. Elementary School
- Highland-Turner Elementary School
- Marie Roberts-Caney Elementary School
- Sebastian Middle School
- Breathitt County High School
The Breathitt Area Technology Center serves both the Jackson Independent and the Breathitt County school districts.
The focus of the school is that of technical education. The Breathitt ATC offers the following technical programs:
- Automotive Technology
- Construction Technology
- Electrical Technology
- Health Sciences
- Office Technology
University of Kentucky Robinson Station
The community of Quicksand is the location for the University of Kentucky Robinson Station. This agriculture research facility is a pivotal asset in Breathitt County, furthering the scientific studies in the areas of agriculture and forestry.
Breathitt County Extension Service
The Breathitt County Cooperative Extension, part of the University of Kentucky and Kentucky State University off-campus information network, delivers information, education, and solutions to build better communities, stronger local economies, and healthier lives. The office number is 606-666-8812 located at 1155 Main Street, Jackson, KY.