Our History

Headquartered in San Diego, California, Arey Jones was founded in 1897 to serve the stationary and administrative needs of the local educational market. In 1972, Arey Jones was purchased by Broadway Typewriter Company, owned by the Scarpella Family. Since that time, the Scarpella Family has operated and expanded the business as Arey Jones Educational Solutions. Today, Arey Jones Educational Solutions is the premier nationwide provider of technology solutions dedicated to working exclusively with K-12 educational market. Arey Jones Educational Solutions has been involved with this business from the very beginning in the early 1990’s providing hardware, software, integration, configuration, service and support. This dedication to working exclusively with the K-12 marketplace offers Arey Jones a unique qualification to meet the technology needs of Districts nationwide. Every employee within the Arey Jones company has experience working with the hundreds of School District customers around the county we have contracts with. Arey Jones has offices in California (San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco), Alabama (Mobile, Baldwin), Georgia (Atlanta), and Florida (Broward). The Scarpella family remains actively involved in day-to-day executive management and operations of the company, ensuring complete customer satisfaction.