Grace King High, Pitre Elementary Named February 2018 Campuses of the Month

Congratulations to the staff members at Grace King High and Pitre Elementary for being recognized as February 2018 JPPSS Campus of the Month. Grace King High won the honor for the East Bank. Pitre Elementary was honored for the West Bank. Each month a committee of five will select an East Bank and West Bank school and […]

Dr. Cade Brumley Named JPPSS Superintendent

The Jefferson Parish School Board selected DeSoto Parish School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley as the next superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System. The 9-0 vote came during a special session meeting tonight in which Dr. Brumley gave a public presentation and answered questions from the public and the school board. The unanimous […]

View Questions Submitted by Public for Tonight’s JPSB Superintendent Candidate Special Session

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a Special Session meeting tonight (March 5) for superintendent candidate Dr. Cade Brumley to answer questions from the public and the school board. The board and the district invited the public to submit questions in writing for tonight’s meeting. Online and in-person submissions were accepted from February 26 until […]

2018-2019 Voluntary Transfer Process

The district conducts a Voluntary Transfer Process (VTP) each year in the spring. A survey was sent to school administrators to select the date for this year’s Voluntary Transfer window. Based on the survey results, the 2018-2019 Voluntary Transfer Process will take place April 9 – June 7, 2018. There will not be a second […]

Meet the JPPSS Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year. The 2017-18 winners are C.T. Janet Elementary secretary Angela Diamond, Worley Middle paraprofessional Lula Hart, and Thomas Jefferson High cafeteria manager Mathilda Lepine. The Outstanding School Support Employee Awards Program is run by the Louisiana Department of Education and […]

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View Our 2018-19 Academic Calendar

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved the 2018-19 academic calendar during its February 7 meeting. You can see the entire calendar by clicking here to visit our calendar page, or by downloading the calendar at the link below. 2018-19 JPPSS Academic Calendar The calendar meets all state requirements and maximizes the amount of uninterrupted instructional […]

JPPSS Announces Inclement Weather Make-Up Days

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved the district’s plan to make up the instructional minutes lost due to inclement weather. The school board approved the following changes to the 2017-18 calendar during its February 7 meeting. February 19 to May 15: Schools will add 10 minutes to the instructional day by taking time from a […]

New Federal Tax Rates February 2018

With the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently released the new federal tax withholding tables effective for 2018. The new tax tables impact the amount of federal taxes withheld per paycheck. Most JPPSS employees may see an increase in net pay due to lower federal […]

January 24 Now a Full Day for All JPPSS Students

Jefferson Parish Public School System students will now attend a full day of school on Wednesday, January 24 in an effort to make up some of the time missed due to inclement weather. January 24 was an early release day, which is when students are dismissed two and a half hours early. The Jefferson Parish […]