• Tina Francis


    Dear Jere Whitson School Families, 


    Welcome to Jere Whitson Elementary! I am honored to be the principal of a school where a genuine love for children and high expectations are a priority. The staff at Jere Whitson Elementary School is committed to offering a challenging and supportive school program for all of our pre-kindergarten through fourth grade students. Our goal is to provide each child with the essential knowledge and skills they will need for success, while at the same time encouraging creativity, curiosity, and desire to be life-long learners. 


    The following pages of the student handbook are filled with important information regarding school policy and procedures at Jere Whitson Elementary School. By reviewing each page together as a family, it will help your child to clearly understand what is expected of them as a student and what they can expect of us as a staff. Please feel free to contact the school if you have any questions about our programs, rules, or district policies. We believe that open and clear communication between school and home is vital to the success of your child’s academic development at Jere Whitson Elementary School. We strive to create a working partnership between parents and teachers to ensure that each child’s time at Jere Whitson Elementary School is encouraging and rewarding. Your support will go a long way in helping make this a successful school year!

    Thank you for your support, and we look forward to an exciting and successful school year!




    Tina Francis-Hodges