Fun Facts

3rd Grade Literacy

100% of our students passed IREAD-3 in 2022, and 98% passed in 2023

Top Principals

JSE is home to two District 1 Principals of the Year, Mrs. Leigh Barnes and Mrs. Kristen Hankins

Social Media

Find us on Facebook at John Simatovich Elementary School and our PTO Page John Simatovich PTO

Staff Skills

Our school nurse has an anthropology degree. Our Learning Loss Specialist is fluent in Sign Language. Our art teacher has a YouTube channel, ArtLand.

Successful Traits

Student Spotlights

Personal Best and Respect!

- August/ September


Self Directed Learner and Patience

- October


Think Interdependently and Gratitude

- November


Maintain Focus and Giving

- December

enemy pie

Perseverance and Forgiveness

- January


Transfer Knowledge to New Situations and Random Acts of Kindness

- February


Act Responsibly and Acceptance

- March

milk goes to school

Think Reflectively and Empathy/Compassion

- April

paper bag princess

Self-Advocate and Confidence

- May