New to Jenks Public Schools? Here's What You Need To Know.
Founded in 1908, Jenks Public Schools encompasses the city of Jenks on the west side of the Arkansas River, and portions of South Tulsa on the east side of the Arkansas River.
The District is made up of 10 distinct school sites with an overall enrollment of 12,400 students and approximately 1,600 staff members.
On the surface, school districts have plenty in common. So what sets Jenks apart? Along with the character and caliber of our employees, it is our unwavering belief in continuous improvement, and the commitment to creating opportunities for every student in every grade level. From the array of professional development experiences offered to our staff members, to providing STEM Learning Labs for students at every school site, we are consistently challenging ourselves to be forward-thinking and innovative in our approach to education. Continuous improvement means setting up our students for success at every turn. It means providing one-of-a-kind experiences to our students by utilizing the latest technology, adapting teaching tactics to help students achieve college and career readiness, and identifying teachers who can engage and inspire their students. The standards here are lofty. The expectations are high.
Jenks Public Schools, inspired by a tradition of excellence, is committed to the shared responsibility of preparing all learners for productive, responsible citizenship in an ever-changing world.
Jenks Public Schools, a community of diverse learners, creates opportunities for all through a commitment to innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
Compassion, Courage, Inclusiveness, Integrity, Perseverance, Respect, Responsibility, Self-Discipline, Sportsmanship, Teamwork
A Tradition of Excellence with a Vision for Tomorrow
Students place books in the Little Free Library at East Elementary.
What time does school begin and end?
Although the school day is the same length for all students at Jenks Public Schools, start and end times vary by grade level.
Intermediate (Grades 5-6): 7:45 a.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Elementary (Grades K-4): 8:30 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Middle School/Freshman Academy/High School (Grades 7-12): 9:15 a.m. – 3:55 p.m.
*Pre-K (at all elementary sites): 8:05 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.
How do I enroll my child in Jenks Public Schools?
Please visit the Enrollment Center page on the JPS website for information about enrollment and enrollment requirements.
If you are enrolling a child at JPS for the first time, you must click here to complete the online forms. You may complete the online enrollment process from a computer, laptop, iPad or your mobile device. The key to a smooth enrollment process is to have the following documents uploaded onto your child's account prior to submitting the enrollment. Incomplete enrollments will not be processed which could result in your child not being placed in a class. The following documents must be uploaded during the online enrollment process.
- Proof of Residence
- If you own your home- Current (within 30 days) water, gas or electric bill in your name.
- If you are leasing a home- Current lease and current (within 30 days) gas, water or electric bill in your name.
- If you live in an apartment- Current lease with parent/guardian's name listed as lease holder or occupant.
- If you just closed on a home- Settlement Statement
- Immunization Records - must be signed by a health professional or a school official, some schools no longer provide this information to us.
- Birth Certificate - parent/guardian must provide this document, hospital certificates cannot be accepted
- Withdraw papers from the previous school - required when school is in session
- Transcript for 9th-12th grades and report card for all other grades
- Parents/Guardians driver's license
- Divorce decree or custody papers (if applicable)
Jenks Public Schools' Enrollment Center
Address: 951 W Main St. Jenks, OK 74037 - first floor of the Community Service Center
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Summer hours in June and July are Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
What are the attendance zones for Jenks Public Schools? How do I know which school my child should attend?
The JPS website features an easy, interactive Attendance Zone Map. Enter your address to see if your residence is within the District boundaries and to see which school sites your child will attend.
How do I arrange for my child to ride the bus to and from school?
During the enrollment process, you can specify whether or not your child will be riding the bus to and from school. If your child is designated as a bus rider, you will receive an email before the beginning of the school year with information including the bus number and bus stop location. Click here for more information and frequently asked questions about the JPS Transportation Department.
Additional Links and Information:
School Sites and Contact Info
JENKS HIGH SCHOOL
JENKS ALTERNATIVE CENTER
JENKS FRESHMAN ACADEMY
JENKS MIDDLE SCHOOL
JENKS EAST INTERMEDIATE
JENKS WEST INTERMEDIATE
JENKS EAST ELEMENTARY
JENKS NORTHWEST ELEMENTARY
JENKS SOUTHEAST ELEMENTARY
JENKS WEST ELEMENTARY