John Rex Charter School Invites Families to Open House

  • January 8, 2020

We are hosting an Open House on Jan. 26. Whether you’ve been active within the JRCS community for years, or interested in learning more, we welcome you to our school! The open house includes a tour, informational meeting by John Rex leadership and a Q&A. Please join us at John Rex (500 W. Sheridan Ave., Oklahoma City) Sunday, Jan. 26 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. The attendance boundary was recently expanded when Oklahoma City Public Schools became our charter’s sponsor. (You can read more about the process here.) Uncertain if you’re in the new attendance boundary? We look forward to…

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An Important Message from our Board Chair

  • December 23, 2019

John Rex community: As you have probably heard, Dr. Joe Pierce, our head of school and superintendent, is leaving his position effective Feb. 14, 2020. At that time, he will join another school district in the greater metro area. We wish him the best in his new role and reflect on everything he has done for John Rex. Our school would not be the same without Dr. Pierce’s influence. Since its inception, he has played a critical role developing our curriculum. More importantly, he set the tone and high standards at our school. He created an exemplary educational environment by…

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John Rex Charter School Named Top Workplace

  • December 9, 2019

John Rex Charter School (JRCS) was recently named one of Oklahoma’s top workplaces in a list put out by The Oklahoman. The school was ranked the second best place to work among small organizations. Selection was based on employee feedback through a survey measuring 132 companies’ leadership, career opportunities, compensation, benefits and work environment. “John Rex teachers and staff are dedicated to instilling a lifelong love of learning and discovery in our students,” said John Rex Head of School and Superintendent Joe Pierce. “This recognition is a testament to their hard work, enthusiasm and selfless service.” Sixth grade teacher, Clayton…

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