General Information

School Information:

Stephens Elementary
1350 North Maple Avenue Bartow, FL 33830
Grades: K-5
Phone: 863-534-7455
Fax: 863-534-0438

School Hours:

Supervision Starts: 
First Bell: 7:45am
Tardy Bell: 7:50am
Dismissal Bell: 2:45pm
Supervision Ends:

Early Dismissal:

Our History

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.

Stephens Elementary Logo
Students sitting and learning with their teacher on an alphabet mat
Stephens Elementary female student poses with her award winning artwork
Staff members taking a photo in front of Stephens Elementary wall logo

Our Vision

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.

Our Mission

The Mission of James E. Stephens Elementary School is to provide high quality education in a supportive environment that will develop life-long learners.