Barr Elementary School

Barr News & Announcements

  • Parents' Night Out

    Barr hosted their "Parents' Night Out" on Thursday, March 7th at 5:00p.m. Parents of scholars in grades 3-5 were invited inside their child's classroom to be an active participant in test-taking strategies for the upcoming state assessments.

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  • I Read to the Principal

    I Read to the Principal makes Fridays at Barr very special. Students are randomly selected to spend time reading with the principal and, in the process, bond with her.

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  • Backpack Program

    The BackPack Program, a partnership with the Mississippi Food Network and Christ United Methodist Church, provides backpacks filled with food to every student every week at Barr Elementary School.

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  • Black History Program

    Barr celebrated its Black History Program on Friday, February 22, 2019.

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    Linda Murray, who has served as the principal of Barr Elementary for the last five years, was named the 2019 Administrator of the Year during a surprise celebration on January 23. Her motto "Educate Scholars on Purpose with Purpose," has transformed the culture at the school.

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  • In the event that you need to dismiss your child early from school, please be reminded that a valid driver's license must be presented and no dismissals will be granted after 1:45 p.m.

Spring Announcements

  • Posted 03/06/2019

    Early Registration for the 2019–2020 school year is March 20–May 31 for first-year kindergartners, first-graders and returning JPS students. The Early Registration announcement includes hours and location details.

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Bell Schedule

  • School Event Elementary Times
    School Opens 7 a.m.
    Instruction Begins 7:45 a.m.
    Instruction Ends 2:15 p.m.
    School Closes 3:30 p.m.

    See District Calendar for Early Dismissal Dates.

    Emergencies: Sign up for text and email alerts to receive information when school schedules change due to emergencies.

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