Welcome to Vancleave Upper Elementary!
At Vancleave Upper Elementary, we strive to provide students with a safe, engaging learning environment. On this page, you will be able to access several links that provide information regarding our state standards, the JCSD website, resources in our community, as well as information pertaining to our school. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jackie Hitt, our school counselor, at Jennifer.Russell@jcsd.ms or at (228)283-3838.
Student-led Transition Planning
New students will be paired with a “Bulldog Bud” from their homeroom to help assist
with establishing our school routine. Bulldog Buds will greet the student in the morning
on their first day and walk down to their homeroom with the school counselor or the
Transition & Academic Planning
Use the above link in order to access the Mississippi Department of Education’s website. Our school uses IReady Math and IReady Reading curriculum.
Information regarding registration can be found on our district website: https://www.jcsd.ms/Page/5152
Please contact Mrs. Shaw at (228)283-3840 or Wanda.Shaw@jcsd.ms at for any question
Birth certificate (may be an original or certified copy)
Form 121 (Mississippi Immunization Form)
Withdrawal form from previous school that includes latest grades
Two proofs of residency
*If applicable: Court paperwork
Two of the documents listed below are required to establish residency:
A) FILED HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION FORMS;
B) MORTGAGE STATEMENT; PROPERTY DEED; (NO PROPERTY TAX DOCUMENTS)
C) APARTMENT OR HOME LEASE;
D) UTILITY BILLS; NO CUTOFF OR DISCONNECT NOTICES WILL BE ACCEPTED AS PER MDE MANDATES; (NO CELL PHONE BILLS; NO CAR/HOME INSURANCE STATEMENTS; NO HUNTING LICENSES; BILL MUST BE CURRENT, WITHIN 30 DAYS OF REGISTRATION)
E) DRIVERS LICENSE OR MISSISSIPPI STATE IDENTIFICATION CARD; (MUST SHOW CURRENT ADDRESS)
F) AUTOMOBILE REGISTRATION; MUST BE CURRENT YEAR’S REGISTRATION, NOT EXPIRED)
Court papers: If one is the legal guardian of the student, he/she must also provide a copy of the court order signed by a judge appointing him/her as guardian. Any changes in custody must be given to the school in the form of a legal document signed by a judge. If a parent/guardian fails to provide the necessary documentation, his/her children will not be allowed to attend schools in the Jackson County School District. No temporary enrollment will be processed.
Welcome Information for Statewide Military School Liaison
Gerald Cross, Keesler AFB
Mona Odom, NCBC Gulfport
Joni L. Nalley, Columbus AFB
Larry Mullins, NAS Meridian