I have had one daughter for through this elementary that was built in 2010 and now I have a fourth grader here. This school is one of the greatest schools around. The staff is hard working and dedicated and they absolutely LOVE children and want to see them succeed. The motto is Journey Beyond Expected Success (JBES) and the community takes great pride in this school. The information on this site is outdated. The school area has been rezoned and there are only around 450 kids in this school and Data Jane Moore is now the Principal. She is AWESOME!! And she has a great staff to back her up. Also there IS a Middle School that is in the High School just up the road. That is a different school under different administration but the two schools work closely together when needed. This school goes above and beyond to accommodate parents and students. They also have a new check in system to protect the children. All visitors wishing to enter the building past the front desk have to enter their drivers license into a scanner for a criminal record check. This school also has a PreK and one of the other Related Art classes that this website does not mention is Computer Lab. JBES has three computer labs and the PTO recently purchased a mobile laptop lab that classrooms can check out. Most classrooms have several ipads also. This school is in a nice rural setting with several playgrounds and an outdoor classroom. The P.E. teacher does lots of great things with the students and has tons of equipment. The Predators recently provided hockey sticks and equipment so the students could learn hockey. There is a large climbing wall and they learn roller skating and many other skills. This school has a full time nurse and a wonderful CDC department. We LOVE this school.
This is a TERRIBLE school. (As with any, there are some good teachers). They are totally content with less than average performance. Half the 4th and 5th graders read at well below grade level. If you express concern for your child the response is always that you should be happy that there are kids that are worse off! Like it is ok my kid can't, because some other kid really can't? They set kids up to grow up expecting that less than average is ok! They should be ashamed.
We came here from Indiana(Chicagoland area). Jo Byrns is a wonderful school with dedicated teachers and respectful students. Children are of UTMOST importance here in Robertson County. If you are thinking about this area and Jo Byrns.....think no further!
After reviewing the schools in Robertson county this was the best I have found. My three children have been enrolled for 3 school years now and I am very pleased at their progress. It is nice to be away from the intercity schools also.