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Request for Qualifications – Capital Improvement Bond Program Plan Consultant

The Jefferson Parish School Board is seeking qualifications to provide consulting services to prepare a plan that will serve as a tool in guiding the Board in planning and consolidation of district facilities for the proposed $250 million capital improvement bond program. The plan will address the long range and the short term goals and […]

JPPSS Releases Calendar for 2017-18 School Year

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved the 2017-18 academic calendar during its March meeting. Click here to download the 2017-18 calendar Teachers report for their first day on August 7, the first day for students in grades 1-12 is August 10, late take-in days have been switched to early release days (students will be dismissed […]

2017 JPPSS Employee Voluntary Transfer Process Starts April 3

The Jefferson Parish Public School System conducts a Voluntary Transfer Process (VTP) each year in the spring. The window for transfer has been extended from April 3- July 21. Any employee who desires to transfer must apply online between April 3-May 31. The application window will close at midnight on May 31. Certificated teachers, deans, […]

JPPSS Hosts Tuition Reimbursement Meeting for Teachers on April 19

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Office of Human Resources will host a Tuition Reimbursement meeting on April 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building located at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The JPPSS Tuition Reimbursement Program is a federally funded program designed to provide tuition assistance to JPPSS teachers who […]

Hart Elementary and Hearst Elementary Named March 2017 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Phoebe Hearst Elementary and William Hart Elementary for being recognized as March 2017 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Hearst Elementary won the honor for the East Bank. Hart 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 selected […]

Message from the Superintendent Regarding East Jefferson High School

When the staff arrived at East Jefferson High School this morning, they found that the campus had been broken into and wrote graffiti on the outside walls facing the courtyard. The messages were deeply disturbing and referenced “shooting the school up.” Any threat at any school is taken seriously. The safety and security of our […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Feb. 27 to March 3 for Mardi Gras Break

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed Monday, February 27 until Friday, March 3 for Mardi Gras Break. JPPSS will resume normal operating hours on Monday, March 6. Click here to view our entire 2016-17 school calendar Click here to see where our students are marching this Mardi […]

Fifteen JPPSS Students Named National Merit Finalists

Fifteen students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been named 2017 National Merit Finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. All 15 of this year’s National Merit Semifinalists from JPPSS advanced as finalists. “While we are extremely pleased to learn that all of the National Merit Semifinalists from Jefferson Parish have also […]

Parent Conferences, Student Holiday, & Teacher Professional Development on Monday, February 20

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold parent conferences on Monday, February 20 from 4 to 7 p.m. Parent conferences will take place at your child’s school. For more information, please contact your school. Contact information for each of our schools can be found at this link. February 20 is also a student holiday and […]

JPSO Officer Teaches Safety Class at Collins Montessori School

Judge Lionel R. Collins Montessori Elementary School students gained valuable education on safety in collaboration with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office. Officer Boyds participated in a very enlightening training with the students. “It is imperative to continue to enforce our Y and consistently collaborate with our stakeholders. Positive role models like Officer Boyds on campus will […]