J.K. Harper Elementary School educates students in kindergarten through grade five. The school conducts classes in language arts, music, art and Spanish. J.K. Harper Elementary School maintains a library that houses books, reference materials, newspapers, periodicals and electronic resources. Additionally, it offers nursing care services during school hours in the case of illnesses and emergencies. J.K. Harper Elementary School also offers a special education program for students with physical, emotional, speech and cognitive disabilities. Its parent-teacher organization sponsors book fairs, parent workshops, family fun nights, school assemblies and fundraising events. J.K. Harper Elementary School is governed by Thomasville City Schools.