Quick Facts: Student Enrollment & Demographics
There are approximately 490 students currently enrolled at Jenkins in grades Pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Each student at Jenkins learns alongside students from a variety of cultural backgrounds representing various countries.
Jenkins K-3 classrooms average 21 students per class and our 4th & 5th grades average 24 students per class.  Each classroom teacher offers an academically challenging program balanced with developmentally appropriate instruction.
We strive to ensure a safe learning environment for all staff and students through our School Safety Committee, updated crisis plans, and by maintaining a CPR and First Aid certified staff.
Students share in the responsibility of safety and character development by participating daily in stating the Jenkins Commitment to Character.
I am a Jenkins student.  I am respectful, responsible, caring and honest.  I commit to making myself and my school better each day.
Jenkins Educational Philosophy
We believe…
Our curriculum should meet the diverse needs of our students.
Learning is a collaborative process with students teachers, parents and the community working together.
A safe school environment is necessary for teaching and learning.
School Arrival
Classes begin at 8:30 a.m.  We ask parents who bring their children to school to arrive no earlier than 8:00 a.m. unless you plan to enroll your child in the Community Schools Program.  Breakfast is served in the cafeteria beginning at 8:00 a.m.
School Dismissal
The school day ends at 3:00 p.m.  Car riders are to be picked up by 3:20 p.m.  Walkers are escorted to the crosswalk.  Bus riders wait in their classroom until their bus arrives.
Community Schools Program
Breakfast and Lunch Prices
Breakfast: Regular Price $1.00
Reduced Price .30
Lunch: Student Lunch $1.75
Reduced Price    .40

Milk  .55

Adult Lunch Ala Carte
Academic Programs
        • North Carolina Standard Course of Study
        • Literacy First
        • Accelerated Math
        • Accelerated Reader 
        • Academically and Intellectually Gifted Program
        • English as a Second Language Instruction
        • Character Education
        • Differentiated Instruction


Jenkins Elementary students attend one specialty class each day of the week for forty minutes of instruction in Art, Music, Physical Education, Media, and Computer Technology.
The site based Student Study Team assists all faculty members in providing the necessary support to ensure optimal educational opportunities for each child.
Our student-centered classrooms incorporate technology, involve hands-on learning and integrate various instructional strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners.
School Recognition
School of Distinction                2009-2010
         High Growth