Welcome to Joppatowne Elementary School

A WHALE of a school!


What's Happening

In an effort to plan for all possible scenarios involving the opening of schools this fall JOES is publishing the most current/updated school supply lists that would be requested in the event that a full/partial re-opening of school occurs during the fall of 2020.

School Supply Lists for Full/Partial Re-opening:



First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

Extra Money for Our School!!!
Don't forget to send in your Box Tops, Labels for Education, and Redner's Receipts. Send in with your child and we will take care of submitting them. ...
Pre-K hours on 12:30 Dismissal Days
AM - 9:00-10:15 am / PM - 11:15 am - 12:30 pm ...

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School Data

9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
PreK a.m. session: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
PreK p.m. session: 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

H. Earl Gaskins, Principal
S. Jeffrey Gipprich, Assistant Principal

Facts & Figures
Facility Opened: 1965
Additions/Renovations:  1967, 1995, 2009 
School Capacity:  653
Total Enrollment:  594 (2018)
Classroom Teachers:  38 (2019)

Demographics & Assessments
The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) provides school-by-school information on demographics and assessments on This site is updated annually as data becomes available.