James E. Stephens Elementary School, Home of the Eagles, is a public Title I school located in Bartow, FL. We have proudly served the children of Bartow since 1976. Stephens Elementary was created as an open-concept school and was an extension of Bartow Elementary School. The first principal of Stephens was Dan Pierce.
The Vision of James E. Stephens Elementary Schools that students will be provided a supportive environment where students will perform to their fullest potential and students will leave with the necessary tools to become productive, caring and responsible citizens.
The Mission of James E. Stephens Elementary School is to provide high quality education in a supportive environment that will develop life-long learners.