Pawtucket School Department

Joseph Jenks Middle School

Joseph Jenks Middle School

Principal: Michael Gilmore | Assistant Principals: David Girard & Darrell Luffborough
Clerks: Mary Ellen Bowron & Linda Bienstock

350 Division Street, Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860 | Phone: 401-729-6520 | Fax: 401-729-6523

8:00AM – 2:30PM


Our Vision  The mission of Joseph Jenks Middle School, is to promote a culturally diverse community of life-long learners, provide opportunities for ALL students to become effective communicators, and problem-solvers aspiring to the highest standards to succeed in today’s society. Embedding the concentrations of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics to everyday learning; to inspire, challenge and engage students through an interdisciplinary approach with opportunities for research and exploration through project based learning.

Message from the Principal

Welcome to Jenks Middle School! It’s an honor to serve our students and families. We celebrate our rich cultural diversity and believe a strong school is a foundation for a strong community. Parent, family engagement, and community partnerships are critical to our school’s success. We encourage you to get involved in our school. Thank you for your continued support of Jenks Middle School as a valued voice in our community. Together we can strive to ensure that our most precious resource, our children, have a bright future. Keys to Success 👍Be here ○ No more than 1 unexcused absence a month or <17 for the year ○ Email your teachers to stay on track. ○ Arrive early–class starts at 8 so don’t be late. 👍Behave ○ Cell phone ■ Put it in the classroom door cell pouch. ■ Use RESPONSIBLY only during passing and lunch. ○ Treat others the way you want to be treated. ○ Use a calm voice. 👍Be a high achiever ○ Ask at least one question or ask for help. ○ Do your homework. ○ Focus all your attention on the task. ○ Help others learn.

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