Advanced Study Academies Application Period Announced

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will hold a 2019-20 application period for its Advanced Study Academies (ASA) October 1 until noon on October 26, 2018.

JPPSS will host two ASA Admissions Information Nights to help answer parent questions. Those sessions will be September 25 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey and September 26 at Bonnabel Magnet Academy High at 2801 Bruin Drive in Kenner. Each informational meeting will last from 6 to 7 p.m. For the latest information and for detailed information on the application process, visit our ASA page.

Applications will be made available on September 28 on this website, at all JPPSS schools, at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey, and at the Paul Emenes Building at 822 Clearview Parkway in Harahan.

Completed applications and all required documents must be hand delivered to the JPPSS Administration Building or the Paul Emenes Building during the application period. Regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The district will be closed and applications will not be accepted on October 8.

For more information, contact the ASA admissions office at 504-349-7792 or

JPPSS ASAs are designed to expose the most highly capable students to a challenging, rigorous, and accelerated curriculum. The academies focus on high-potential students who are successful in gaining admission through the ASA admissions process. Successful candidates are challenged with opportunities in abstract thinking, problem solving, and the use of higher order thinking skills. Our academies employ a school-wide enrichment model and use project-based, hands-on instructional techniques. Students are highly engaged through differentiated instruction and are working at least one grade level ahead of other students in their age group and grade placement.