***Per FL DOE directive, all MCPS schools are closed through May 1.***
***All EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES during this same time period are cancelled. ***
For COMMON QUESTIONS & ANSWERS, click this link.
Click this link to access COVID-19 MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES for students and families of MCPS.
"GRAB & GO" free meal service - Click this link for UPDATED delivery sites and approximate times.
MCPS actively works daily with the Florida Department of Health, the Florida Department of Education, and Marion County Emergency Management to remain current on COVID-19 / Coronavirus details. The most accurate updates are available at www.coronavirus.gov, www.FloridaHealth.gov and www.CDC.gov.
FLDOH Marion County Coronavirus Hotline: 352.644.2590
Our primary goals are to keep our schools safe, stop the spread, and educate our community. For more information regarding our COVID-19 / Coronavirus actions, click here.
Dr. N. H. Jones Elementary is a Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) magnet school. As a professional learning community, the Jones faculty embodies a positive, enriching culture that promotes the academic achievement and social emotional development of all students through a growth mindset. Students engage in an innovative environment where all students are enriched through our STEAM program, enabling students to learn and utilize the Scientific Method through a strong integrated science program and Engineering Design Process.
Students participate in hands-on activities in the classroom as well as in their weekly specials’ rotation in the interactive Science Lab with the guidance of our Science Enrichment Teacher. In the Makerspace Lab, as well as our classrooms, students are encouraged to utilize their artistic capabilities and creativity by engaging all students in solving real world problems through design challenges. These higher level challenges involve critical thinking, shared inquiry, and collaborative learning. Coding, web design, and media production are applications found in our computer lab special’s rotation, as well as classrooms.
Student Day -- 7:45 AM - 2:05 PM
Campus Opens -- 7:15 AM
First Bell -- 7:35 AM
Tardy (Late) Bell -- 7:45 AM
Breakfast Served -- 7:15 - 7:40 AM
Panther Patches (Friday) -- 7:15 AM - 7:45 AM
Teacher Day -- 7:15 AM - 3:00 PM
Early Release Dismissal -- 12:05 PM
School Office Hours -- 7:15 AM - 3:30 PM