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 PSFA

The Public School Facilities Authority (PSFA), administrative staff to the Public School Capital Outlay Council (PSCOC), is updating the statewide Adequacy Standards this year.  These standards establish the minimum educational space and equipment needs for every public school in New Mexico.  We need input from each school community to ensure the changes are relevant and effective.  The changes that are made this year may impact the size of important spaces in all public schools, including general education classrooms, libraries, special education spaces, gyms, and more.

 Please participate in this short survey.  As owners and users of the school facilities, you are best suited to assist us as we revise the Adequacy Standards.  Once the results of the survey are received, they will be tallied and reviewed by the PSCOC, with public hearings before the Adequacy Standards are reissued.  

Link to survey:  https://goo.gl/forms/JUrnOsIDRqi4hA5r2

 Welcome Back to School! Jemez Valley Public Schools would like to welcome returning and new students to the District. 

The School Board approved the continuation of a four-day school week, Monday to Thursday with Fridays off.

The school day begins at 7:35 a.m. and ends at 3:53 p.m.  For student safety, students are not to be dropped off at school prior to 7:30 a.m.  All students are encouraged to ride the school bus to ensure students arrive on time and daily attendance. 

For students in grades 1st through 12th school begins  Monday, August 6th. 

For students in Pre-K and Kindergarten school begins  Monday, August 20th. 

As JVPS continues to remedy the water situation, please make sure your student brings a water bottle to school. 

We wish all our students and their families a successful school year. 

 Click to find shot clinics
 
No Shots? No Records?
No School.

Children will not be enrolled unless an immunization record is presented and immunizations are up-to-date*
*Unless your child has a valid exemption or is experiencing homelessness 


Click here to see New Mexico Childcare/Pre-School/School Entry Immunization Requirements: 2018-19 School Year.

There are several locations in Sandoval County to bring your student for immunizations. Click on the blue Got Shots image to the left.

Click here for more information.
 Students Sports Physicals

Before a student-athlete in grades 7th to 12th will be allowed to participate in sports, they must complete the free online Concussion for Students course at www.nfhslearn.com and Physical Exam. These documents must be dated after April 1, 2018 and provided to the school.

 
 School Lunch

Community Eligibility and

Provision 2

 Jemez Valley Public Schools is participating in a Universal Lunch and School Breakfast Program for the current school year 2018-2019. If your children attend Jemez Valley PreK, Elementary, Middle  AND High Schools, breakfast and lunch will be available to them at no charge. All students enrolled at these schools may participate in the breakfast and lunch program at no charge to them. Click for more info.

 
Registration





All students attending Jemez Valley Public School must be registered through Skyward Family Access

Questions, please call your student's school

Jemez Valley Elementary/Middle
505-373-0054 or 575-834-7393


Jemez Valley High School
505-373-0137 or 575-834-7392





Registration


Wednesday, July 25th - 8 am to 4 pm
Thursday, July 26th - 9 am to 5 pm


 

If you have not completed the online registration for the 2018-19 school year, we will have two additional days that you may complete the process at the school.  If you have your Family Access username and password, you can begin the registration from any internet connected computer. You must either upload your student’s shot record or bring it in during onsite registration before your student has completed registration.

For those who prefer to come into the school to use district computers to complete the online registration, you can come in either Wednesday, July 25th from 8 am to 4:00 pm, or Thursday, July 26th from 9 am to 5 pm.  Only the parent or legal guardian can complete the online registration. Staff will be available to assist if needed.

If you will be coming into the district to complete the online registration process, please bring the following:

  •     Students must come in with the parent or guardian   
  •     Shot record
  •     Birth Certificate (new students only)
  •     Monthly Income
  •     Insurance policy number
  •     Physician, dentist, and hospital name and phone numbers
  •     Current legal guardian paperwork, if applicable
  •     Physical and mailing address

If you do not have a login for Skyward Family Access, please either click the link below to download the form or contact the school to obtain the permission form. Once you complete the form (one form per student) and return it to the school, you will be issued an online username and password. Each family will be required to have a Skyward Family Access login in order to complete registration this year. Please be advised that only parents or legal guardians can be granted an online username and password for Skyward Family Access.

All parents or guardians registering students in all grades will enter through Jemez Valley Elementary/Middle School Office for check in before proceeding to the computer lab.

As a reminder, all adults visiting Jemez Valley Public Schools must bring a valid state issued identification card and be checked in through our Raptor system.

Click to download: Skyward Family Access Form 

New Student Form to be completed before finishing registration online: New Student Registration Form

 
 2018-19 PreK Registration Open!  

JVPS’ Pre-K Program is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year.

Pre-K Program Requirements:

 Student must be 4 years old by September 1, 2018

 Student must be potty-trained

 Registration Packet

 Home Visit by Pre-K Teacher

 Developmental Screening of Student

 Shot Records on File (up to date)

 Birth Certificate on File

   
Tutoring   
A NEW tutoring program for students in grades 4th, 5th and 6th began on February 20, 2018.  Participation in this tutoring program requires a teacher referral.  Tutoring will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.  Student-athletes attending tutoring must complete 1 hour of tutoring before they are released to their Coach for practice.  Transportation home is available through the Activity Bus.

Parent/guardians, through the end of the school year, please check weekly with your student to see if they received a Tutoring Referral Form.  If yes, please sign and return the form by the next school day.  A student will not be allowed to stay if they do not have a signed referral/permission form.

The goal of this tutoring program is to provide additional support to students struggling in class; it is not to take place of regular instructional time during the school day nor is it to take place of family assistance at home.  Jemez Valley Elementary and Middle School appreciate your support in helping make this initiative a success.
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Media Release 
Jemez Valley Elementary and Middle Schools are now classified as Community Eligibility Provision.
This means that students attending these two schools will receive breakfast and lunch at no charge.

Click for more information.

District Office Hours
 8 am - 4 pm Mon - Thurs

             Closed Friday

US Dept of Ed

New Research Shows Nearly Half of American Parents Underestimate the Harm of School Absences


 
A student who misses just two days of school each month — 18 days total in the year — is considered to be chronically absent. However, many parents don’t realize that, even when excused or understandable, absences add up and can greatly impact a child’s education. In the United States, more than 6 million children are chronically absent from school each year....Click here to read the full article.

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School Visitor Management System

Raptor

JVPS is using Raptor, a visitor management system that enhances school security by reading a visitor's driver's license and/or state ID and checking the information against multiple security databases and establishing a consistent visitor sign-in process across the district. When the visitor is accepted, the system prints a visitor's sticker with a picture identifying him/her as an approved visitor.

Raptor only scans the visitor's name, date of birth and photo for comparison purposes. No other personal identifying information is saved. 

Check in

If the system raises a question about a visitor's background, the school administrator will take the necessary steps to ensure the appropriateness of each individual's visit.

Upon your initial visit to a school, the process will take approximately 30 seconds; however, on return visits you will only be required to provide your name to the secretary and the system will recognize you.

The safety of our students and staff is a top priority in Jemez Valley Public Schools. This new process simply enhances their safety and security by limiting access to those who pose a potential threat.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact your child's building principal.

Please click here to read the letter sent home with students.

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CALL IN NUMBERS CHANGED
 DISTRICT OFFICE  575-834-7391 and 505-842-0902(Local to ABQ)  
 HIGH SCHOOL OFFICE  575-834-7392 and 505-373-0137(Local to ABQ)  
 ELEMENTARY / MIDDLE SCHOOL OFFICE  575-834-7393 and 505-373-0054 (Local to ABQ)    

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Please ensure that your phone numbers and email addresses are always current. If you would like to check the numbers on file, please call the school office.

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