2016-2017 School Year Starts on Thursday, August 11 Across JPPSS

backtoschool-webStudents across the Jefferson Parish Public School System will soon return to class for the 2016-2017 school year. School starts for students in grades 1-12 on Thursday, August 11. Students in Pre-K and kindergarten start on Tuesday, August 16 and Wednesday, August 17. The first day for Pre-K and kindergarten students varies by school. Click here for contact information for each of our schools. Parents can also get information such as uniform requirements and school supply lists from their schools.

New student registration takes place at your child’s school. Students new to JPPSS can be registered weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon until Wednesday, August 10. If you have questions about registration or any other back to school issue, contact your school or our Compliance Office Call Center. The call center can be reached at (504) 365-5312 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. until August 26.

You can see the entire 2016-2017 schedule by visiting the calendar page of our website, or by clicking on this downloadable version. Keep up with the latest district news by visiting You can also subscribe to our monthly newsletter or follow JPPSS on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo, and Flickr.