Preparing Lifelong Learners Through Literacy!



The mission of Henry Vaughn Watkins Elementary School is to promote academic and social excellence in a safe and nurturing environment that will allow students to become proficient readers, writers, critical thinkers, analytical problem solvers and lifelong learners through innovative and engaging activities.


Principal: Dr. Josie Blake

Motto: If it's to be, it's up to me!

School Colors: Green and Gold

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News & Announcements

  • JPS Launches Online Registration Process JPS Launches Online Registration Process Jackson Public Schools is going paperless for the first time with online registration. This initiative will make the whole process of getting a child registered ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2014, 5:40 PM by Watkins Web
  • Principal's Welcome Dear Proud Parents, Welcome to Success! It is hard to believe that another school year is here! I hope that you and your child/children had an exciting summer. I ...
    Posted Aug 6, 2013, 11:51 AM by Watkins Web
  • JPS Back-to-School Guide The JPS Back-to-School Guide provides information and links to help parents and students prepare for the new school year. The guide covers everything from registration to student uniforms ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2014, 6:39 AM by Watkins Web
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Watkins recently received a $5,000 grant from the Junior League to purchase Peaceful Playgrounds! The Peaceful Playground Project Team includes Kimberly Armstrong (PE Instructor), David Schommer (Librarian / Special Projects) and Stephanie Wilson (Counselor)

Coming Events

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