Joy James Elementary School


Welcome Back from Superintendent John Ramos

Superintendent John RamosAs Superintendent of Schools, I want to extend a welcome for the 2015-2016 school year. Nothing pleases us more than to be able to say “Welcome Back” to our returning staff and to extend a heartfelt welcome to our new employees.

As we begin the new school year, I wish everyone the greatest success as we welcome over 4,000 students to Castleberry ISD. The district and campus administrators have participated in Digital-Age Leadership Certification training during the summer months and are prepared to continue building on the success of Castleberry ISD.

We believe you will enjoy meeting the challenges which are ahead, and I look forward to working with you in ensuring the success for all students each and every day.
School Hours
A.M. Pre Kindergarten    8:00-11:00 AM
P.M. Pre Kindergarten    12:15-3:15 PM
Grades K-5                    8:00-3:15 PM

Bell Schedule
First Bell     7:50 AM
Tardy Bell    8:00 AM
Dismissal    3:15 PM

Click on the links below for the 2014-2015 school supply lists, lunch prices, and District dress code information:

Library News

Did your know:

The River Oaks Public Library provides services to all students of Castleberry ISD. Students from Joy James Elementary can get a free library card at the River Oaks Public Library, located at 4900 River Oaks Blvd. All you will need to provide is a utility bill to show proof of residency.

Library Hours:   Monday 12:00pm - 8:00pm
                       Tuesday - Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
                       Closed Sat. & Sun.

News & Events

Reach High School Egg Hunt with Students at Joy James Elementary
Posted on 06/05/2015
On Thursday, April 2nd, REACH High School held the annual Easter egg hunt for kindergarten students from Joy James Elementary. There were 80 students from Joy James joining in the fun to "hunt" 1,500 plastic candy filled eggs.  READ MORE...
Garden on the Go Visits Joy James
Posted on 06/05/2015
The Tarrant County Food Bank brought their Garden on the Go to Joy James Elementary on Tuesday, Oct. 14th. This was a fabulous opportunity for the Sansom Park community to purchase bags of fresh fruits and vegetables at the   READ MORE...
Joy James Spelling Bee 2015
Posted on 03/25/2015
Things were abuzz in the Joy James Elementary cafeteria/auditorium the morning of January 30, 2015. Twelve students in grades   READ MORE...
Welcome Back from Superintendent Gary S. Jones
Posted on 09/23/2014
As Superintendent of Schools, I want to extend a welcome for the 2014-2015 school year.   READ MORE...
Texas NCLB Report Cards
Posted on 10/29/2013
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Report Cards for the state, the district and each of the district's campuses are now available.  READ MORE...
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