State-Mandated Test Results Are In

  • September 26, 2018
State-Mandated Test Results Are In

On Sept. 20, John Rex Charter School’s Director of Elementary Education Heather Zacarias shared the latest state-mandated test results at the board of directors meeting. The results for grades 3-5 is available on the Resources page here.

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City Leaders Explore New John Rex Middle School

  • August 6, 2018
City Leaders Explore New John Rex Middle School

OKLAHOMA CITY (Aug. 2, 2018) – The John Rex Charter School (JRCS) unveiled its middle school in the Myriad Botanical Gardens on Aug. 2. Administrators and community leaders shared plans for the middle school addition, sixth through eighth grades. The middle school is the only active, public school in a botanical garden in the country. “Our families have repeatedly asked the school to create a path for their children from pre-K all the way through high school. Today, we are moving one step closer to our dream,” said JRCS Head of School and Superintendent Joe Pierce. “Having a quality school…

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John Rex School Board Supports Teacher Walkout

  • March 20, 2018
John Rex School Board Supports Teacher Walkout

OKLAHOMA CITY (March 19, 2018) – In a special meeting Monday night, John Rex Charter Elementary School’s board of directors unanimously passed a resolution in support of its teachers as they decide whether to participate in a possible teacher walkout beginning April 2. The resolution mentions the chronic inadequate funding of public education and implores the Oklahoma Legislature to raise the necessary revenue to increase teacher pay and school funding. “We are prayerful that the Oklahoma legislators will resolve these issues and fulfill their primary constitutional obligation to maintain a system of public schools before a walkout occurs,” said Dr. Joe Pierce, Head…

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