John Rex School Enrollment Opens to Downtown OKC Families

2017-18 School Enrollment Opens to Downtown OKC Families
OKLAHOMA CITY (Feb. 6, 2017) – Enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year is now open to residents living in the John W. Rex Charter Elementary School (JRCES) attendance zone in downtown Oklahoma City. The school serves students in pre-K to fifth grade.

This will be the first year the school offers fifth grade.

JRCES is a tuition-free charter school that opened in August 2014. Residents in the attendance zone are guaranteed a seat at the school. Visit the school’s website at for attendance zone information, enrollment forms and checklists.

A special early-bird window is open to downtown Oklahoma City families to secure a seat from Feb. 27 to March 10.

To enroll, bring residency verification documents and enrollment paperwork to the school office between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday. This special window will allow JRCES to provide priority to downtown families. However, residents of the attendance zone may enroll at any time and are not subject to a lottery.

The school is located at 500 W. Sheridan Ave. in Oklahoma City.

 John Rex Charter Elementary School offers a one-of-a-kind, quality education to economically and racially diverse students.  The school is strategically placed in downtown Oklahoma City to provide teachers and students easy access to government, legal and cultural opportunities. The campus’ proximity to the Civic Center Music Hall, the Myriad Gardens and City Hall gives students walking access to multiple learning experiences.


Jacqueline Sit

Candor Public Relations