Joy James Elementary School


  Joy James 5th Grade Assembly - June 4, 2015

   Healthy Summer Meals for Kids  
  Healthy MealsWhen school is out, summer meals are in. The SFSP (Summer Food Service Program) starts up when school ends to ensure our students continue to have access to healthy meals during summer vacation.

The CISD summer meals are available starting June 9th – July 3rd. Children and teens 18 and younger are able to get free meals just by showing up at A.V. Cato Elementary, 4501 Barbara Rd., Fort Worth. Breakfast is served Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and lunch is available from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

No identification is required. Just show up and have a nutritious meal!

For more information, pick up a brochure at any Castleberry ISD campus office or visit Healthy Summer Meals for Kids online.
  Castleberry ISD 2015-2016 Registration Information  
  Tuesday, July 14th - 31st
Available through Family Access for returning students.
You will also attend regular registration where you will receive a “fast pass” to complete proof of residency and parent identification in a quick and easy process!
Go to to sign up for Family Access

Tuesday, August 4th
All returning elementary students
7th & 8th Grade at IMMS / 11th & 12th Grade at CHS
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, August 5th
All returning elementary students
6th grade at IMMS and 9th & 10th grade at CHS
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday, August 6th
New students & late registration - All campuses
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

2015-2016 Enrollment Requirements
Certified copy of student’s birth certificate
Student’s social security card
Valid immunization record
Parent’s driver license or photo ID
Proof of residency is required for all students (i.e. current water, gas, or electric bill)
New students: previous school records and report card from previous district.
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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