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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.

Jefferson Parish Voters Say Yes to Educator Pay Raise Millage

Dear JP Schools Family, A strong public school system has the transformational power to not only move kids forward, but to lift up an entire community. Today the citizens of Jefferson Parish displayed their confidence in our direction – and in you – by approving a millage increase to provide pay raises for teachers and […]

New Principal Appointment Announced for Harold Keller Elementary

Jefferson Parish Schools leadership has appointed Jessica Smith as the principal of Harold Keller Elementary for the 2019-20 school year. Current Keller Elementary Principal Barbara Hodgson has announced her retirement following this school year. Click here to see the full list of principals for 2019-20. Keller Elementary: Jessica Smith Jessica Smith is currently a school […]

All JP Schools will Operate on a Half-Day Schedule April 18, 2019

Due to the threat of severe weather, all Jefferson Parish Schools will operate on a half-day schedule Thursday, April 18, 2019. The National Weather Service and local meteorologists are forecasting an enhanced risk of dangerous winds and strong tornadic activity Thursday, specifically around regular dismissal time for our schools. Thursday’s storm also brings the heightened […]

JP Schools Employee Night with the New Orleans Pelicans

Jefferson Parish Night with the Pelicans will be held March 28 at 7 p.m. at the New Orleans Pelicans vs. the Sacramento Kings game in the Smoothie King Center. When you purchase a ticket to the game, you will receive a package which includes: Jrue Holiday jersey with each purchase of a lower level ticket ($79). Post-game photo […]

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JP Schools Names Outstanding School Support Employees

Jefferson Parish Schools named its Outstanding School Support Employees of the Year. The 2018-19 winners are Boudreaux Elementary paraprofessional Sara Mencia, Riverdale Middle paraprofessional Toni Rosas, and Bonnabel Magnet Academy High assistant principal secretary Edna Young. “Our dedicated support staff are the backbone of our school system,” said JP Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley. “The […]

School Board Considers Advancing PK-8 Model in JP Schools at March 13 Special Session

Video Script Translations Spanish Arabic Vietnamese The Jefferson Parish School Board recently passed 2024: The Future Our Kids Deserve. This plan provides our district with the guide we will use to provide our students with the education they deserve. We have set ambitious goals for positive student outcomes and drafted a framework to get us […]

JP Schools and Offices Closed for Mardi Gras Break March 4-8

Jefferson Parish Schools will be closed for Mardi Gras Break Monday, March 4 through Friday, March 8, 2019. Schools and offices will reopen on Monday, March 11. Click here to see where our students will be marching during Mardi Gras season. Click here to see our entire calendar.

Boil Water Advisory Lifted in Jefferson Parish

As of today at 11 a.m., the Boil Water Advisory was lifted in Jefferson Parish. The safety of our students and staff is our top responsibility, so bottled water and safely prepared meals were delivered to all impacted schools this morning. We appreciate everyone’s flexibility and understanding during these last two days. For the latest […]