Mortimer Jordan High School offers a variety of academic services and extracurricular activities. The school operates a parent-teacher association that participates in various school-welfare projects. Its facilities include a library media center that stocks a range of study and educational materials. Mortimer Jordan High School also provides guidance counseling services. The school is administered by the Jefferson County School System, which maintains more than 50 elementary, middle and high schools. The system has an enrollment of over 35,500 students. It operates through a staff of nearly 2,500 teachers. The Jefferson County School System additionally maintains human resources, information technology, maintenance, transportation, and adult and community education departments.