Phone: 919-894-4226


Degrees and Certifications:

BS Early Childhood Education - University of Mount Olive

Mrs. Courtney Barefoot

Welcome to Meadow PreK! We are so excited about the new school year! This year will be so much fun, and we look forward to watching the kids grow and learn. If you have any questions, please email me or call the  school. 

  • Meadow PreK Daily Schedule

    8:00-8:25 – Arrival/morning free play *(clean-up, handwash)

    8:25-8:50 – Breakfast

    8:50-9:05 – Circle time / large group

    9:05 – 10:10 – Free choice inside *(clean up at 10:05)

    10:10 – 11:15 – Outside play

    11:15-11:40 – Lunch *(bathroom after)

    11:40 – 1:40 – Nap/rest time *(start waking up at 1:30, bathroom)

    1:40-2:00 – Snack

    2:00-2:15 – Second Step / large group

    2:15-3:30 – Free choice / departure


    ** Schedule can be switched due to weather / interest of children.

    **Toileting / diapering and hand washing are throughout the day, based on individual needs of the child.

    **Rainy days – gross motor activities will be in the room or the school gym.

    **All centers are open during free choice including: dramatic play, blocks, writing, art, technology, cozy, sensory, music, manipulatives, puzzles, science, and library.



School Announcements

JCPS Announcements

  • 2023-2024 School Calendars Approved

    The Johnston County Board of Education approved the 2023-2024 Traditional Staff and Student Calendars at their March Board of Education meeting. 

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  • New Wellness Opportunity for JCPS Students, Staff, and Families

    Johnston County Public Schools is committed to the health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, and families. With that in mind, we are excited to announce to you our partnership with Care Solace, a mental health care coordination service.

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  • JCPS to hold Job Fair on April 15

    Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, April 15 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at West Johnston High School.

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  • Updated School Nutrition Information for 2022-23

    We hope that you and your student have already noticed some of the exciting new food and  meal opportunities we are offering in our cafeterias this school year. Our new options will include more fresh produce, vegetarian options, and opportunities for students to customize their meal choice. These new offerings will be available at both breakfast and lunch. 

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  • 2022 Growth Needs Update

    Johnston County Public Schools Chief of Facilities and Construction Brooks Moore presented the 2022 Growth Needs Update to the Johnston County Board of Education at their March meeting.

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