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JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed November 20-24 for Thanksgiving Break

All schools and buildings in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed from November 20 through 24 for Thanksgiving Break. JPPSS schools and buildings will observe normal operating hours on Monday, November 27. Click here to download the entire 2017-18 JPPSS calendar. You can visit our calendar webpage by clicking here.

Early Voting Now Open in the November 18 Election

You can now vote in the November 18 election. Early voting is open now through Saturday, November 11. Jefferson Parish residents will vote on a new millage to provide a pay increase for JPPSS teachers and support staff. You can learn more about this important vote by visiting jpschools.org/vote2017. Early voting is November 3-11 from […]

JPPSS Teacher and Employee Raises on the November 18 Ballot

Tuition Reimbursement Meeting for Teachers on November 9

The JPPSS Office of Human Resources will host a Tuition Reimbursement meeting on Thursday, November 9, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building. The Administration Building is located at 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA 70058. JPPSS Tuition Reimbursement Program is a federally funded program designed to provide tuition assistance to JPPSS teachers […]

JPPSS Needs Your Input: Facilities Master Plan Online Survey

The Jefferson Parish Public School System wants to know what you would like to see in its plan to build and renovate schools across Jefferson Parish. If you were unable to attend a community meeting, an online survey is being provided to receive your feedback on what should be included in the JPPSS Facilities Master […]

School Ends 2.5 Hours Early October 25 for Teacher Professional Development

We’ve all felt the life changing impact of a teacher. A high-quality educator can literally alter the course of a life. We want to create more of these moments for our students…and to do so we must invest in professional development for our teachers. Jefferson Parish Public Schools, like high-performing districts across the nation, practice […]

All Schools Open Monday, October 9th

All schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System, including Grand Isle School and schools in Lafitte will be open tomorrow, Monday, October 9th and students will follow their regular schedule. All after school activities will continue as scheduled.

JPPSS Announces Dates for Open and Annual Enrollment

The Jefferson Parish Public School System’s 2018 Plan Year Open and Annual Enrollment provides employees the opportunity to elect, cancel, and make changes to their health and supplemental insurance coverage. Click here to view the Open Enrollment flyer Open Enrollment is open now through Friday, November 3, 2017. During this time employees will restate, elect, […]

Message from the Superintendent: October 2017

At the heart of a strong community, you’ll find a strong public school system. I’ve always felt that the success of our Parish goes hand in hand with the success of Jefferson Parish Public Schools. Better schools increase property values, attract higher paying jobs, lower crime, and help develop young people ready to contribute as […]

JPPSS Requesting SoQ for Millage Education Campaign

The Jefferson Parish School Board (“Board”) is requesting Statements of Qualifications (SoQs) from qualified firms to develop an educational campaign to inform voters of an upcoming millage proposal. Click here to view the Request for Qualifications. Each firm shall submit an original Statement of Qualifications plus 6 copies of the Statement of Qualifications (“SoQ”) prominently […]