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MetroFamily Names John Rex Top Charter School

  • August 6, 2019

MetroFamily Magazine readers voted John Rex Charter Elementary School as Oklahoma City metro’s top charter school in the annual Family Favorites awards. "John Rex teachers and staff are dedicated to providing the best education possible for our students,” said John Rex Head of School and Superintendent Joe Pierce. “Winning this award is a testament to the exemplary learning environment and one-of-a-kind opportunities we offer." Family Favorites, MetroFamily Magazine’s annual “best of” awards, relies completely on nominations and votes from readers to determine the best family-friendly businesses and organizations in the Oklahoma City area.

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John Rex Receives $5,000 for STEM Education

  • December 10, 2018

John Rex Director of Elementary Education Heather Zacarias receives a $5,000 donation from members of Continental’s Funding the Future committee. OKLAHOMA CITY (Dec. 10, 2018) – John Rex Charter School received a Funding the Future grant from Continental Resources to provide students with hands-on, creative learning opportunities. The school plans to use the $5,000 award to help fund a makerspace: a dedicated room to encourage students to design, experiment, build and invent as they engage in science, engineering, technology, math (STEM) and tinkering. “Our school’s success is fueled by private-public partnerships, and we’re so thankful for Continental’s support in providing…

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City Leaders Explore New John Rex Middle School

  • August 6, 2018

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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