John Kerr Elementary School

536 Jefferson Street. Winchester, VA 22601 Phone~540.662.3945 Fax~540.662.4728


JKES~Home of the Cardinals


Help Students Build Home Libraries

JKES is having a book giveaway the first Friday of each month and Home Libraryneeds your help!

The library is asking for donations of gently used books appropriate for elementary-age children. Donors can drop off books at JKES Monday through Friday, 7:30am-3:00pm. Help encourage our children to use their imagination and enhance higher level thinking skills!


JKES Little Free Library

free library

John Kerr Elementary School is now home to a Little Free Library that is stocked with a variety of picture books and chapter books for elementary school students. This free lending library for students, parents, and community members is located at the school's Kindergarten entrance on Harper Drive. All are welcome to stop by the JKES Little Free Library and take or leave a book. The Little Free Library is always open, even when school is not. Visit for more information and other library locations.

Google Apps For Education

Some students now have access to Google Apps For Education.

For more information click here.

John Kerr Elementary Construction Project

New JKESThe Winchester City Public School Board has selected a design-build proposal to replace John Kerr Elementary School. The proposed project will create a new 650-student elementary school of approximately 90,000 square feet, located on a new site along the proposed Meadow Branch Avenue extension.

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2014-2015 Bus Routes

Bus Route Information for JKES

Department of Education Report Card for JKES



   Located at Jim Barnett Park in the Active Living & Recreation Center, the HIVE (Grades K-4) and HIVE Club (Grades 5-8) offers a wide variety of both active and passive activities including sports, enrichment activities, games, crafts, and much more! Participants keep moving and the fun never stops. Click here for more information

Handbook and Supply Lists

2014-2015 Parent-Pupil Handbook

Student School Supply List for 2014-2015

Lista de útiles escolares para el año 2014-2015


Assistive Listening StationsListen

   Winchester Public Schools has installed Assistive Listening Systems in each of the six schools in our division. ENGLISH ESPAÑOL