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Welcome To Jenks West Elementary School!


Thank you students and families for a wonderful 2014-15 school year!  Have a safe and fun summer & we will look forward to seeing you in August when we begin a new school year. To our fourth graders we say so long as you depart JWE and travel on to JWI. We will miss you but know you are ready for new adventures in fifth grade!

Famlies remember to read all summer long and join the Tulsa County Library reading program.  

To learn more follow this link: Every Hero Has A Story


Spotlight news feature from the Oklahoma State Dept. of Education.  Read the story below:

Just wanted to let you know we have uploaded the Jenks ABLL story onto our website. We will also be promoting it on social media today. Thanks again for your help! Suzanne (Cyrus) and Elizabeth (Decker) you were both amazing! Thank you for your time and energy helping us with the story.

Hope you’re having a fabulous summer! 

Deana Silk

Assistant Director of Communications

Oklahoma State Dept. of Education 


Click on the Link below to view the story!

ELEVATE:On The Move Oklahoma Schools On The Rise

Spotlight on our JWE teachers! Click on the link below to learn more.

 Spotlight On Our JWE Teachers 2014-15

Choose from the dropdown menu under West Elementary the section titled:  Keeping Current At JWE to learn more about:

  1. School Profile report for 2014-15 from the Office of Educational Quality and Accountability
  2. Welcome to Pre-kindergarten, Kindergarten and Third Grade 2015-16 learn more in these powerpoint presentations.
  3. Order School Supplies 2015-16 school year
  4. Notes From The Nurse 
  5. Bullying Policy
  6. Parent Information Meetings Pre-kindergarten, Kindergarten, and Third Grade
  7. Tardies & Absences
  8. Box tops
  9. Recycling at JWE
  10. Triple Crown Runners Announced for 2014-15
  11. Jog-A-Thon 2014 Report

Our Calendar of Events runs at the bottom of this webpage.

Inserted ImageBuilding D - Site Principal:  

Suzanne Lair

Site Administrative Assistant: 

Elaine Novak  

(918) 299-4415 X-5601  

Fax Number: (918) 298-6642

911 North Adams Street, Jenks OK 74037


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Building D - Kindergarten, First & Second Grades

Principal:  Angela Hobson

Administrative Assistant:  Lynnelle Carney

(918) 299-4415 X- 5615  

Fax Number: (918) 298-6642

911 North Adams StreetJenks OK 74037

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Building A 

Kindergarten, First & Second Grades Principal: Jazzman Peaden

Administrative Assistant: Sharon 

Building Number (918) 299-4415 X- 5652 

Fax Number: (918) 298-6642

911 North Adams StreetJenks OK 74037

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Building B 


Site Principal: Suzanne Lair

Administrative Assistant: Christina Wilson

Building Numbers (918) 299-4415 X- 5650 

Fax Number: (918) 298-4304

911 North Adams StreetJenks OK 74037

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Building F - 3rd & 4th Grades 

Principal: Kim Kittelson

Administrative Assistant: Valerie Trask

Building Number (918)  299-4415 X-6101

Fax Number (918)209-5840

1251 W 91st S.  Tulsa, OK 74132


Visit our Pre-Kindergarten Pages click here: Pre-Kindergarten

Click here for District 2014-15 Instructional School Calendar

About our school…

Welcome to West Elementary!   Students who reside on the west side of the Arkansas River in the Jenks School District attend West Elementary.   Our campus configuration is comprised of four classroom buildings and Grace Living Center, our intergenerational, multi-age pre-kindergarten and kindergarten program located at 711 North 5th Street in Jenks.  Building B houses our developmental three year old class and pre-kindergarten classes. After pre-kindergarten, students are assigned to Building A or D and remain in the same building for kindergarten, first and second grades. Building F is located across the street from the primary campus and houses third and fourth grades.

Our Practices…

West Elementary staff share a strong commitment to best practice instruction and desire to develop students who are critical, creative thinkers and problem solvers. West Elementary is entering its second year of candidacy as an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP)*. It’s an exciting continuous improvement opportunity for our staff, students, and families as we deepen our teaching with inquiry based instruction, grow in integrated concept-based teaching using IB’s organization framework of themes, extend possibilities for student leadership within our school community and in the larger community, connect with students globally, and continue our focus on the “Attitudes of Excellence” across all grade levels.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its three academic programmes:  the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), or the Diploma Programme (and in addition the IB Career-related Certificate). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

Our Communication…

Your child’s teacher will be communicating monthly through email newsletters.  (Printed copies will be provided upon request.) Principals also send out monthly communication to keep you updated about events/information.  Thursday Folders are sent home weekly and include both site and district information.  We also periodically use our phone messaging system.   Please bookmark our webpage if you have not already done so.  The WE webpage is a great way to keep current on what is happening at our school.  Our PTAG has a private Facebook (FB) page to keep you in the loop about opportunities to volunteer and events in which you will want to participate. Search for JWE PTAG and request membership.  JPS also has a district FB page that we invite you to join. JPS Facebook Page

Our Parent Involvement….

West Elementary values our family and community partnerships. We extend many opportunities for families and members of the community to be involved in our school. We have a very active Parent Teacher Action Group (PTAG) who initiate projects, fundraisers, and support for volunteer needs in our school that occur throughout the school year. WE PTAG has a private Facebook (FB) page to keep you in the loop about opportunities to volunteer and events in which you will want to participate. Search for JWE PTAG and request membership. JPS also has a district FB page that we invite you to join. JPS Facebook Page We also have Men with Class, a monthly opportunity to encourage male role models in our classrooms. Classroom teachers welcome volunteers to be involved in classrooms on a daily, weekly, and/or as needed basis.  

Education Oversight & Accountability Report is linked below:

Education Oversight & Accountability Report


Click here for JWE Monthly Calendar

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