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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 […]

JPPSS Schools Closed Friday, January 19. West Bank Administrative Offices Open

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 19, 2018, due to low water pressure. Administrative offices at 501 Manhattan Boulevard in Harvey and 4600 River Road in Marrero will be open. The Emenes Building at 822 South Clearview Parkway in Elmwood will be closed. Employees who work in the Emenes […]

All JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Thursday, January 18, 2018

All schools and administrative offices will remained closed through Thursday, January 18, 2018, due to the frigid temperatures and hazardous road conditions. Please continue to monitor our website, all social media outlets and our JPPSS mobile app for more information.

All After-School Activities Canceled January 16; All Schools and Offices Closed January 17

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has canceled all after-school activities scheduled for today, January 16, 2018. This includes after-school care, tutoring, athletic events, practices and any other extra-curricular activities. All schools and offices will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The decision to close came after careful consultation with the district’s Emergency Management […]