• Welcome to Jones Dairy Elementary School!


    1100 Jones Dairy Road  Wake Forest, NC  27587

    Phone: (919)562-6181     Fax: (919)562-6186

    Jones Dairy Elementary School, within Wake County Public School System, is committed to preparing all students to reach their full potential and lead productive lives in a complex and changing world.

     Our students are PAWSitively awesome!


    JDES serves about 650 students Pre-K through 5th grade.  We operate on a year-round calendar with four tracks.  Our Panthers have lots of opportunities to engage in exciting classroom lessons and to participate in academic, music, arts, and fitness clubs. 

     JDES has an award-winning faculty!

    Dr. Nitasha Clark was chosen by JDE staff as our 2023-2024 Teacher of the Year! 

    Percent of our classes taught by a Highly Qualified Teacher is 100%.

    Ratio of students:teacher is 17:1.

    We consistently earn top rankings for high test scores among all elementary schools within North Carolina.

    We attribute our academic success to common values 

    the best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book

    • We value our diverse school community that is inviting, respectful, inclusive, flexible, and supportive.
    • We value data-driven decision-making to ensure relevant, rigorous, and meaningful learning is taking place each day.
    • We value our well-supported, highly effective, and dedicated principals, teachers, and staff.
    • We value our culture of continuous improvement, risk-taking, and innovation that will result in high success rates for all students.

    We LOVE our PTA!

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    At Jones Dairy, our Parent Teacher Association is a group of amazing volunteers who help to carry out the school's mission, goals, and values. They are strong supporters of our school via community outreach, fundraising, teacher grants, and fun and educational school-wide activities to enrich the educational experience of our students. Please consider joining the PTA! Click here!

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