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Rosenwald-Dunbar Elementary School News

1:1 JCEF Works with JCS on 1:1 Chromebook Project

The Jessamine County Education Foundation is working with JCS to raise funds for Chromebooks for our students.

matt moore September Superintendent Message

This month's message from Superintendent Matt Moore

RDES Crest RDES Crest

Jessamine County Schools rebranded the district in order to weave a family tapestry unifying all of our schools yet symbolizing the uniqueness of our educational institutions. The Rosenwald-Dunbar story weaves in to the Jessamine County tapestry a rich culture  of high expectations, innovation, and teamwork focused on excellence for ALL. The Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary symbol encapsulates the unified and relentless pursuit of each individual's personal best both at the student and staff level. The Rosenwald-Dunbar Elementary shield is a diamond with 2 diagonal bars. The bars are positioned in an upward trajectory, with one bar representing students and the other staff, symbolizing the unified pursuit of each individual's personal best.  The diamond is strategically placed on the westside indicating that Rosenwald-Dunbar Elementary is a westside elementary school.


important Hep A Final Extension


JCS has extended the deadline for the student Hep A vaccine. The new date  will be October 1st..   This extension gives parents 4 more weeks through Sept. 28th to obtain what is needed for school. We have verified with local doctor offices as well as the health department and our school-based clinics that numerous appointment dates are available in September. 

If the updated student immunization certificates are not received by Oct. 1, the students cannot return to school.   

Volunteer Interested in Volunteering?

We are always looking for volunteers at RDES! If you are interested in volunteering for the 2018-2019 school year, please fill out this short form so we will have your information on file.

Please remember that all volunteers must have a background check done yearly. If you need information about background checks, please contact Mrs. Emily Andrews at emily.andrews@jessamine.kyschools.us.


New legislative changes regarding school immunizations went into effect in July 2017, and every student in our school district will be impacted by these changes. Each student will have to provide their respective schools with a new KY Immunization Certificate, which has been re-designed.  Even if the student has a Religious Exemption, he/she will be required to provide a new Religious Exemption form which now requires a notary signature and seal. 

Questions FAQs/Contact Us

We've added some new information to the links at the top of our webpage! If you have questions about your child's attendance, lunch account, behavior, bus issues, or academic progress, or you are looking for resources to help your family or your child check out our FAQs page to find out who to contact. Our FAQs page also includes information about how you can stay up-to-date on what is going on at RDES!

Do you need to contact someone? There are direct e-mail links to our Principal, Assistant Principal/CRA, Counselor, Nurse, Family Resource Director, and the PTO on our "Contact Us" page! Of course, you can always call 885-6670 to be directed to the person you are looking for, too!

We hope you'll find these pages useful! If you have ideas about things we can add to these pages or other pages on our site, please contact Kim Campbell (click the name to send an e-mail).