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What is the first day of school for JXCE?
Wednesday, August 10, 2022. Open House is Monday, August 8th at 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. or 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. - Your choice.    

Where do I find the JXCE Academic Calendar AND Contact Teachers by email? 

What are JXCE’s school hours and drop-off/pick-up times?
School Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Students who need to arrive prior to 7:30 a.m. will have the opportunity to join the Before Care program. Students should not be dropped off before 7:30 a.m. unless they are in the Before Care program. Scroll down for more info on Before & After Care.

Early Dismissal Procedures
As the school year progresses, we understand that there may be times a scholar has to be released from school prior to the 3:00 p.m. dismissal time. Please notify the classroom teacher, and attendance@jaxclassicaleast.org the name of the student(s) and the time they are to be released. Please note, there is no early dismissal after 2:30 p.m. If a parent arrives after 2:30 p.m., they will have to wait until 3:00 p.m. outside of the school and they can pick up their scholar from the “walker” area or through the carline.

What do I do if my child is absent or needs to be absent?  
A detailed list of excused and unexcused absences is in the JXCE Family Handbook. The student's parent or legal guardian should make a call to the school or give advance written notification to the school when a student will be absent for excused reasons. Validated Absences: Brief illness, appointments, and family business are considered absences for purposes of meeting attendance policy requirements. Non-medical absences must be documented by written notes from parents. All notes can be sent to school with the student on the first day returning to school or scanned and emailed.

Are there any specific JXCE car line instructions?
More information about the carline procedures for this fall will be announced closer to the opening of school.

How to authorize others to pick-up my student?
If you filled out your Authorized Pick-Up Form during registration you will not need to fill out additional forms unless you have a change or if you wish to add another pick-up person. Forms will be available in the school office.    

What is JXCE’s attendance and tardiness policy?
Please refer to our attendance policies including parental reporting, excused absences, tardiness, early removal/dismissal, etc.  

Where do I find all the handbooks, school policies and forms such as medical, permissions, transportation, and the like? 
Go to the Current Families navigation button or Click Here for the Forms, Handbooks & Policies (Add the link to the Forms, Handbooks, and Policies webpage once created.)

What safety and security plan is in place for the school?
JXCE will have full-time security on the school grounds. A Visitor Management Software program is also in place to perform background checks for all visitors to the school campus. We have consulted with a Safety and Security Task Force made up of former law enforcement and other security experts. The school has a Threat Assessment Team and an Active Assailant Team, ensuring procedures are in place and effective in the case of an emergency. Monthly random Emergency Drills for all teams, teachers, staff, and students will be held.   

What is JXCE’s uniform policy?    

Does JXCE have a Before and After Care Program?
Before Care and After Care will be offered by the school. You can sign up on the Before & After Care page.

Does JXCE offer food service? 
Our Food Service provider is Linton's. They have a great reputation for providing tasty, nutritious food.  Stay tuned for menus, as well as information on submitting applications for free and reduced meals.

Where can I find the school calendar?   

Is there any bus transportation available?  
Jacksonville Classical Academy East cannot offer bus transportation at this time due to the national shortage of school bus drivers.

What is the JXCE School Supply Program?
It saves parents time and money along with ensuring consistency in the required items.
Jacksonville Classical Academy East parents and guardians can avoid the hassle of school supply shopping and ensure that JXCE teachers and students have an efficient and uniform supply of necessary items for the classroom. The traditional way of searching for specific school supplies on each teacher’s list takes time and items can be hard to find. It is estimated that purchasing these items separately averages around $75.00.  

Our School Supply Program requests a donation of $50.00 per child to cover all consumable supplies required for the school year. This includes tissues, sanitizer, markers, crayons, paper, pencils, composition notebooks, folders, planners, etc. Most families will make this contribution during the registration process. If you have not contributed, you can do that now. Go to our Donation page to make your donation. 

If all parents contribute to this program, we can continue it every year, and ensure that the students have the supplies that they need without the need for parents or staff to shop for supplies.
Thank you for your generous contributions!

Will JXCE offer any sports programs and clubs?
We plan to have clubs during the 2022-2023 school year! See our Clubs page to check out those activities that are already in the planning stage.  

We plan to offer sports during the 2023-2024 school year. 

Is there anything I can do to help? 
There will be volunteer opportunities. Visit our Volunteer page to sign up. 

Who can I contact if I have other specific questions? 

  • For questions related to academics, student services, teachers, curriculum, schedules, instructional positions, and uniforms, please email our Head of School, Mrs.Spry at aspry@jaxclassicaleast.org.  
  • For operational questions related to facilities, safety and security, before and after care, fundraising, food services, events, and non-instructional positions, please email our School Operations Manager, Mrs. Vicente, at kvicente@jaxclassical.org.
  • For questions related to lottery applications, enrollment and registration, please email our Registrar at registrar@jaxclassicaleast.org
  • Have a question that doesn't fit any of the above? Send your question(s) to Info@jaxclassicaleast.org and we'll get it to the right staff member to answer your question(s).