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15 More JP Schools Students Named National Merit Scholars

Fifteen Jefferson Parish Schools students have been named winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities. In all, 22 JP Schools Class of 2019 students have now been named National Merit Scholars. Click here to see all our 2019-20 National Merit Semifinalists Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among […]

JP Schools LEAP 2025 Scores Show Slight Gains

The Louisiana Department of Education released the 2019 Louisiana Educational Assessment Program, or LEAP 2025, assessment results. Scores in Jefferson Parish Schools showed growth in numerous areas. Overall, students in grades 3-12 scoring Mastery Plus in JP Schools improved from 31% in 2018 to 32% in 2019. Among the results: 8th Grade Math Basic Plus […]

Fisher Middle-High, Kerner Elementary, & Grand Isle School to Reopen July 16

Fisher Middle-High, Kerner Elementary, and Grand Isle School will reopen and resume their normal summer schedules Tuesday, July 16. With the reopening of these three schools, all Jefferson Parish Schools and offices are now reopened and fully operational.

2019-20 Pre-K Registration Open Through July 28

New Jefferson Parish PK-8 Schools to Host Look & Learns for Families

Jefferson Parish families are invited to spend some time learning about the opportunities available at the nine new PK-8 schools in Jefferson Parish Schools. Each of the new public schools, which will serve students in grades kindergarten through eighth, is hosting a Look & Learn for families who live in that school’s district. These 45 […]

JP Schools Launches Adopt-A-School Program to Connect Every School with a Community Partner

When Jefferson Parish Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley unveiled the district’s strategic plan earlier this year, partnering with the community was a priority. JP Schools’ latest announcement is one of the numerous steps the district is taking to make good on the commitment to give the community opportunities to support students and schools. Click here […]

JP Schools Recognized with Four National School Communications Awards

The work Jefferson Parish Schools does to tell the stories of its students, teachers, and schools is being recognized on the national level. The JP Schools Strategy Department received four awards from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). JP Schools was recognized with a Golden Achievement Award for the work building stakeholder support to create […]

JP Finance Authority Launches Homeowner Grant for Teachers & Education Professionals

The Jefferson Parish Finance Authority (JPFA) celebrates National Homeownership Month this June by announcing the launch of Heroes to Homeowners, a new $2500 grant now available for all teachers, education professionals, and first responders, including but not limited to police and fire who wish to purchase a home in Jefferson Parish. The JPFA is proud […]

2019-20 New Student Registration Opens July 17

Jefferson Parish Schools will open registration for the 2019-20 school year on July 17. The district is also currently operating a special call center to answer parent questions. This registration period is for students who are new to JP Schools and will attend kindergarten through 12th grade in 2019-20. Students can be registered weekdays from […]

All District Offices Closed July 4th & 5th for Independence Day

All district offices in Jefferson Parish Schools will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019 and Friday, July 5, 2019 for Independence Day. The district will resume its normal summer vacation hours Monday, July 8. Click here to see the full JP Schools calendar.