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Riviere Elementary, St. Ville Elementary Named JPPSS December Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Riviere Elementary and St. Ville Elementary for being recognized as December 2016 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Riviere Elementary won the honor for the East Bank. St. Ville Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school and showcase a […]

Two JPPSS Teachers Named Educators of the Year for Classroom Technology

The Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE) awarded its top honors to a pair of educators in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS). Bissonet Plaza Elementary Media Specialist and Technology Coordinator Christine Smith Dauterive is the Louisiana Leader of the Year.  Metairie Academy fourth grade teacher Claudia Suazo is the Louisiana Elementary Teacher of the […]

JPPSS Finance Department Uses its Annual Report to Showcase Student Artwork

One of the many talented students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will soon have her work seen by leaders in the district and from across the state. East Jefferson High freshman Tailee Melara is the winner of the annual JPPSS Finance Department art contest. Melara’s artwork will appear on the cover of the school […]

Patrick Taylor Academy Named National Title I Distinguished School

The National Title I Association has named Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy a National Title I Distinguished School for 2016-17. The Jefferson Parish Public School System Advanced Study Academy is one of only two schools in Louisiana to receive this prestigious honor. “Congratulations to the students, teachers, administrators, and the entire Patrick Taylor […]

JPSB Regular Session Meeting: December 13, 2016

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Regular Session meeting on Tuesday, December 13 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link. Most JPSB meetings air live on JPS-TV (Cox channel 8 and AT&T U-verse channel 99) […]

Jefferson Parish Early Childhood Collaborative Coordinated Funding Request Available for Public Comment

The Common Funding Request of the Jefferson Parish Early Childhood Collaborative Network was developed by the Jefferson Parish School System as Lead Agency, with information shared through the Jefferson Early Childhood Collaborative. Initial information about the Common Funding Application was shared with the Jefferson Early Childhood Collaborative on October 26, 2016 during the Collaborative’s standing monthly […]

Times-Picayune Editorial Board, Bureau of Governmental Research Support JPPSS Millage Renewal

The Times-Picayune editorial board and the Bureau of Governmental Research both support the Jefferson Parish Public School System’s 4-mill property tax renewal on the December 10 ballot. The Times-Picayune editorial board recommended a ‘Yes’ vote in an editorial on November 23. The renewal funds must be used for technology, maintenance, and capital improvements. The board also […]

Louisiana Department of Education Releases 2015-16 District & School Performance Scores

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has received its 2015-16 District and School Performance scores and saw improvement in many areas including an increase of 1.7 points in the District Performance Score having not earned progress points. The District has two new A-rated non-select schools and has no traditional schools with a letter grade F. […]

All JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed November 21-25 for Thanksgiving Break

All schools and buildings in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed from November 21 through 25 for Thanksgiving Break. JPPSS schools and buildings will observe normal operating hours on Monday, November 28. Click here to download the entire 2016-17 JPPSS calendar. You can visit our calendar webpage by clicking here.  

JPPSS Millage Renewal: Your Vote is Important on December 10