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Latest District News, Emergency Announcements on JPPSS Mobile App

The latest news, information, and emergency announcements from the Jefferson Parish Public School System are available on your smartphone through our mobile app. Our app is available in the online iTunes and Google Play app stores for free. You can also keep up with JPPSS through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  

All JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed for Labor Day Sept. 3

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018 to observe Labor Day. JPPSS will resume its normal schedule on Tuesday, September 4. For a look at the entire calendar, click here. For a downloadable version of our calendar, click here.

Students Receive LEAP Student Reports August 31

Greenlawn Terrace Elementary Math Teacher Named Presidential Award State Finalist

Greenlawn Terrace Elementary’s Troy Hobson is one step away from winning the nation’s highest honor for a K-12 math and science teacher. The fifth-grade math teacher has been selected as a Louisiana State Finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Program. Hobson is in his ninth year as a […]

All JPPSS Schools Release Two-and-a-Half Hours Early August 29

The school day will end two-and-a-half hours early on Wednesday, August 29 at all Jefferson Parish Public School System schools. This early release day gives our teachers time during the normal school day for planning and professional development. JPPSS will also hold early release days for professional development on September 19, October 31, and February […]

JPPSS Transcript Department Adopts New Hours

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Transcript Department has adjusted its hours of operation. The department will now be open weekdays from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4 p.m. The department processes transcript requests for all alumni and former students of the system. It’s located at 4600 River Road in Marrero. For more […]

2018-2019 Pupil Progression Plan Available for Viewing

The 2018-2019 Pupil Progression Plan will be available for viewing at the following locations, the JPPSS Administration Building (501 Manhattan Blvd. Harvey, La.) Receptionist Desk and at the Emenes Building (822 Clearview Parkway Harahan, La.) from August 16, 2018 through August 23, 2018.

Thousands of Additional Kids Benefit from Drop in Teacher Vacancies

Teacher vacancies plummeted in Jefferson Parish Public Schools thanks to a Quality from the Start initiative focused on placing a certified teacher in every classroom. JPPSS had 39 teacher vacancies to start this school year, down from 102 to open 2017-18. By cutting teacher vacancies more than half, around 2,000 additional students began the school […]

JPPSS Transportation Hotline Open Until August 17

Your child’s school has received transportation assignments. Please contact your child’s school for that information. If you have not received information regarding school bus transportation for your child, please call our Transportation Hotline at 349-8999 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Phone lines are open now through Friday, August 17, 2018.

2018-19 Open House Schedule

Jefferson Parish Public Schools will be hosting open house events to get ready for the 2018-2019 school year. Please see the table below to see when your school will be hosting an open house. These dates are subject to change due to any inclement weather. Please use #JPopenhouse and #jpschools when sharing any photos/video on […]