Dr. Barbara Jordan Elementary School is located in the heart of the Oak Cliff community our school motto is " Where Dreams Become Reality and Excellence is Expected." The staff, parents, and community seek to nurture and promote productive students in a safe and secure learning environment.
The grade configuration is pre-kindergarden through fifth grade. Jordan has approximately 662 students and 48 teachers. Jordan has basic reading, math, science, art, music, physcial education, (TAG) Talented and Gifted program, bilingual education and a Total Communication Special Education unit.
Special activities at Barbara Jordan Elementary include: Fall into Literacy Family Fun Night, Math and Science Family Night, Meet the Teacher Night, Mustang 600-Minute Reading Club, library club, student council, Bring Your Parent to School Day, Coffee and Conversation, Donuts for Dad, Gratitude for Grandparents' Day, University Interscholastic League competitions, In 2005, our school held its first annual Community Walk. In 2010, the annual community walk was combined with a health fair to promote wellness.
At Dr. Barbara Jordan Elementary School, we provide a parent center with computer access. It is our goal to bond with parents and the community through an active PTA, parent education classes, Site-Based Decision Making committee, and various volunteer and mentoring opportunities.