News & Features
April 30, 2019 – Captain Barrington Irving, a motivational speaker and aviator, shared his powerful story to inspire parents at the JPS Parent and Family Engagement Conference in April.
April 18, 2019 – JPS Superintendent Dr. Errick L. Greene proposed and the Board unanimously approved the restructure plan, which becomes effective July 1, 2019.
March 22, 2019 – JPS Superintendent Dr. Errick L. Greene encourages JPS teachers to continue with high-quality instruction as the final term of the school year begins.
February 13, 2019 – Applications for the 2019-20 school year will be accepted from February 15–March 15.
The last day of school for JPS students is Friday, May 24. It will be a 60% school day. Early dismissal times are as follows:
- Elementary Schools, 12 p.m.
- Middle Schools, 12:30 p.m.
- High Schools, 1:30 p.m.
- 7 a.m. School Opens and Breakfast Starts
- 7:30 a.m. First Bell Rings, Breakfast Ends, and Instruction Begins
- 7:45 a.m. Tardy Bell Rings (You must sign your child in after 7:45)
- 2:15 p.m. School Dismissal
Early Dismissal: 12 p.m. as specified in District Calendar
Emergencies: Sign up for text and email alerts to receive information when school schedules change due to emergencies.