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Welcome to Janitell

We welcome you to Janitell Junior High School, where excellence is our standard and your child's educational journey is our priority. Our school is dedicated to providing an environment that cultivates academic achievement, character development, and social growth.

At Janitell, we understand the importance of a well-rounded education, and that's why we offer a wide range of opportunities. From our exceptional academic programs, including our Gifted and Talented program, to our vibrant music, athletics, and technology programs, we strive to provide a diverse and enriching experience that meets the needs of every student.

Our team of dedicated educators is committed to creating a supportive learning environment where your child can thrive. We believe in fostering a strong partnership between home and school, and we encourage your active involvement in your child's education. Our staff is always here to listen, collaborate, and support you and your child throughout their time at Janitell.

We are proud of our values and priorities, which include an emphasis on academic excellence, character development, and the holistic growth of our students. Our goal is to prepare them for the challenges and opportunities they will encounter in high school, college, and beyond.

We invite you to join our community, where your child will be inspired, challenged, and supported as they embark on their educational journey. We look forward to partnering with you to ensure your child's success and to create a foundation for a successful future.



Josh Tutje, Principal at Janitell Junior High

Principal - Josh Tutje - 719-391-3295

Shaun Vancil, assistant principal at Janitell Junior High

Assistant Principal - Shaun Vancil -

Rebecca Piltz, Dean at Janitell Junior High

Dean of Students - Rebecca Piltz - 719-391-3302



  • Office Hours:
    7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Student Hours:
    7:26 PM - 2:47 PM


  • Main Office: 719-391-3295
  • Attendance: 719-391-3300
  • Counseling: 719-391-3324
  • Library: 719-391-3322
  • Fax: 719-390-7869