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Jody Richards Elementary School
Jody Richards Elementary School

Mission & Philosophy

Beginning with the End in Mind...

College, Career, and Citizenship Ready!

By the Numbers


Languages Spoken


Monthly School-Wide Activities for Families




Year of PBIS Gold Status Achieved and Maintained 


Extra-Curricular Organizations for Students


Students Represented JRES at the Elementary and the Middle School National Beta Convention for 2023


Tickets Sold for the 2023 JRES Night at the Bowling Green Hot Rods = Active Family Community 


4th-6th Grade Students Recognized for Proficiency and Beyond on the 2022 KSA

Principal's Message

Thank you for visiting the Jody Richards Elementary School Homepage!  This is an educator’s favorite time of year.  Few other professions have the rhythm and excitement that is found working in a school at the start of another incredible school year.  

The start of school always brings us a new batch of brand new Rockets in preschool and kindergarten.  It has been amazing to see how well each student fits in to become a valuable member of their learning community.  Our sixth grade class is preparing for their first-ever overnight field trip to Brandon Spring in The Land Between the Lakes.  All of the classrooms are developing their classroom mission statements and determining the type of learner they want to be.

Other activities at JRES are kicking off.  Choir has begun practice and we are currently seeking students that would be interested in being a part of the strings ensemble or the band.  Our Leading Ladies group has had its first informational meeting and Boys to Men will be starting soon.  It is a great time to be a Rocket!

Please continue to check back here or follow us on Twitter @JRESRockets to see the great things we are doing!

Leslie Shultz, Principal

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