Phone: (919) 550-2700


Degrees and Certifications:

Graduate of East Carolina University K-6 Education Certification

Mrs. Kristi Thornton Cook

Hello, My name is Kristi (Thornton) Cook. This will be my 17th year teaching, but my first year here at Cleveland Elementary. I have taught most of my teaching career at Princeton Elementary, but look forward to being a Cleveland Star. This year I will be teaching 4th grade Math and Science. I am very excited about the 2022-2023 school year!

  • 4th Grade Schedule

     8:25-9:00     Arrival/Morning Work

     9:00-9:15     Morning Meeting

     9:15-10:00   Enhancements

    10:00-12:00  Block 1 

    12:00-12:30  Lunch

    12:30-2:30    Block 2

     2:30-3:00     Recess

     3:00-3:30     Star Time

     3:30-4:00     Pack Up/Dismissal


    Enhancement Rotation:

    Day 1- Computer  Day 2- Media  Day 3- STEM  Day 4- PE  Day 5- Music  Day 6- Art


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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