Joy James Elementary School

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5300 Buchanan St

Fort Worth, TX 76114

(817) 252-2500

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 530

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Joy James Elementary School

The teachers and their aids have helped my grandson Zachary so much. I am very impressed and truly grateful for their concerns to help all children to learn and thrive.

Posted by a parent on 10/04/09

My students feel safe at JJE, and love their teachers. Any issues I have with a teacher is always handled professionally. I like this school because it is small and has a feeling of community.

Posted by a parent on 05/31/04

The main problem seems to be with the principal. She seems to believe that hitting the kids is the best form of punsihment. We are a family that believes there is very little reason to spank or whoop as she puts it. This woman needs to be removed. I am seriously looking into private schooling or the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/23/04

Kindergarteners are expected to act like third graders from the first day of school. If not, they are given 'Sad Faces' on a daily 'behavior chart' that they are allowed to see, which, in my opinion, is devastating to a child's self-esteem. I'm just glad I don't have to go there (and I'm an adult!), ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/05/03

My children, ages five and nine, go to JJE. It is a good school but I believe they have way too many school functions and when they do have something going on at the school, it is usually overcrowded. I am also not too happy with how some issues are handled by the teachers.

Posted by a parent on 09/09/03

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Test scores for Joy James Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Joy James Elementary School
Castleberry Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Fort Worth schools — Joy James Elementary School is located at 5300 Buchanan St, Fort Worth TX 76114. 5300 Buchanan St is in the 76114 ZIP code in Fort Worth, TX The school district for Joy James Elementary School is the Castleberry Isd. Joy James Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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