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Our Mission:

Price Elementary is committed to meeting the needs of each child by developing their academic, social, emotional, and creative potential..


  • Welcome

    We need and appreciate the support of our parents and friends, as they all are a vital part of student success. Alone we can do little, but together we do so much more.

    This is your website, which we hope will help you get acquainted with us. We invite you to take advantage of this opportunity to better know your school.

    Helping students become lifelong learners, prepared to reach their full potential and contribute to our society throughout life is our goal. We are committed to working diligently to provide an environment for continued educational success

  • The Price Way

    Our actions show that we Respect and value all people.
    I take Responsibility for what I say and do.
    When it's time to Work, I work.
    I take Care of myself, my things, and our school.
    Respect, Responsibility, Work and Care!
    Together we can succeed!
    That is the Price Way!

  • About Sarah J. Price

    Sarah J. Price was born in Clintonville in Bourbon County, Kentucky, on March 8, 1906.  She attended schools in Paris, Kentucky, the county seat of Bourbon County.  After high school, she studied at what is now Kentucky State University for two years, then began her teaching career in Bourbon County.  In 1928 she moved to the schools in Harlan, Kentucky.  In her first year there, Mrs. Price taught all eight grades in one school.  In 1930 she left Harlan to teach in Fayette County.

    She became a teacher at Newburg School in 1947 and taught until she was named the school’s principal in 1959.  Mrs. Price continued her education at the University of Louisville, receiving her bachelor’s degree in 1951.  She earned a master’s degree from Indiana University in 1953.

    Sarah J. Price was the principal at Newburg School for nine years until her death in 1968, the year before Price Elementary School opened.  Price Elementary opened in 1969 in the former county district, also named the Jefferson County Public Schools.  That district decided to honor the late Mrs. Price by naming our then-new school for her.

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Our Programs

Each Student is unique at Price.We offer a variety of instructional programs that are designed to meet the needs of all students. The following programs are currently at Price:

Advanced Program

(Grades 4 & 5)

Comprehensive Education Program

English as a Second Language Program

Exceptional Child Education

Extended School Services Program

Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports

Visual Arts Magnet Program

Primary Talent Pool




Parent Info


Regular attendance is very important for the success of a student. Students are allowed inside the building after 8:30 a.m. and classes start promptly at 9:05 a.m Students arriving after 9:05 a.m. have to be checked in by an adult at the front office. We encourage students to attend school even if they are tardy.

Parent Teacher Association

PTA is a partnership between parents and educators who strive to enhance student learning and enrich the lives of the students within the school. When parents are involved in their children's education at home, they do better in school. And when parents are involved in school, children go farther in school and the schools they go to are better. See the latest from our award winning National School of Excellence Price PTA

Code of Conduct

Every student, parent/guardian, and school staff member receives a copy of the code and receives instructions on how to use it. Staff members may use reasonable judgment on how to apply the code, but the code will be enforced fairly and equitably without discrimination. Students are responsible for following the code from the time they leave home for school until they return home after school, whenever they are on school property or on the school bus, or at any school-sponsored event.
View JCPS Code of Conduct


The School-Based Decision Making Council is a panel of faculty members and parents who meet once a month. The SBDM Council shall have the responsibility to set school policy in the areas specified by the law, to provide an environment to enhance students' achievement, and to help the school meet its educational goals.
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Comprehensive School Improvement Plan

The process of Improvement Planning in Kentucky is used as the means of determining how schools and districts will plan to ensure that all students are college- and career-ready. The process focuses school and district improvement efforts on student needs by bringing together all stakeholders to plan for improvement, by focusing planning efforts on priority needs and closing achievement gaps between subgroups of students, by building upon school and district capacity for high-quality planning, and by making connections between the funds that flow into the district and the priority needs in schools.
View Price's CSIP for 2016-2017

Dress Code



  • Collared shirts or turtle necks in NAVY, LIGHT BLUE, WHITE, BLACK or YELLOW.
  • Sweaters, sweater vest or sweatshirts in NAVY BLUE, GRAY, or BLACK or Price Sweatshirt may be worn over a shirt with a collar or turtleneck.
  • No jackets or hooded sweatshirts may be worn in the hallways. At the teacher’s discretion, they may be worn in the classroom.


  • Uniform style pants, skirts, skorts, shorts or jumpers in NAVY, BLACK or KHAKI ONLY.
  • (No Cargo Pants or Leggings Style Pants)
  • Belts are encouraged when bottoms have belt loops.
  • The length of skirts and jumpers must be no more than 2 inches above the knee.


  • Closed toe and closed heel shoes are required.
  • Roller skate style tennis shoes ARE NOT allowed.


  • Students will wear non-distracting jewelry and/or accessories (example, no large, distracting earrings, necklaces, headbands/hair accessories or fake glasses. etc.)


  • Students my dress up for spring picture day.
  • Additional dress-down and dress-up days are to be determined by the principal.
  • School team apparel (Academic team, Basketball Team, Cheerleading, Step Team) may be worn with approval of the Principal


Our Amazing staff




K-5 Grade



English Second Language


Exceptional Child Education

Special Area



"One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child." – Carl Jung

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