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Jefferson Parish 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.

JP Schools Compliance Office Call Center Answers Your School Questions

Students may be out for summer vacation, but when it comes to assisting parents with questions about the upcoming school year…Jefferson Parish Schools is open for business The JP Schools Compliance Office Call Center is open and available to assist customers Monday, June 10th through Friday, August 2nd, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The […]

School Board Votes to Name JP School After Late Saints & Pelicans Owner Tom Benson

The Jefferson Parish School Board unanimously voted to change the name of Roosevelt Middle to Tom Benson School. The school’s new colors will be black, gold, and blue. The new mascot will be the Bees. The change will take effect for the 2019-20 school year when Roosevelt Middle is converted into a PK-8 school, which […]

JP Schools Hires Lt. David Malveaux as Director of School Safety

Jefferson Parish Schools has announced the hiring of David Malveaux as the district’s new Director of School Safety. Malveaux is currently a Lieutenant for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. Malveaux has served with JPSO for 31 years, 13 of those years as a supervisor for school resource officers (SRO) in JP Schools. He was also […]

JP Schools Family Deeply Saddened By The Passing of Isaac G. Joseph

Jefferson Parish Schools is deeply saddened by the passing of former superintendent and veteran educator Isaac G. Joseph. Joseph was the first African American superintendent of JP Schools. He led the district from 2015-2018. Joseph started his career in education in 1986 as a teacher for JP Schools. The experience he gained over the next […]

2019-20 Pre-K Registration Open Through June 20

Watch the 2019 High School Graduations

Family members, teachers, and JP schools students who are part of the Class of 2019 can relive a very special moment by going to our vimeo channel, watching JPS-TV, or by purchasing a DVD. The JPS-TV station can be seen on Cox cable channel 8. Click here to view the programming schedule and to find […]

All District and School Offices Closed May 27 for Memorial Day

All district and school offices in Jefferson Parish Schools will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day. The district will resume its normal summer vacation hours Tuesday, May 28. Early registration for 2019-20 will take place June 3-7. Click here to see the full JP Schools calendar.