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15 More JP Schools Students Named National Merit Scholars

Fifteen Jefferson Parish Schools students have been named winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities. In all, 22 JP Schools Class of 2019 students have now been named National Merit Scholars. Click here to see all our 2019-20 National Merit Semifinalists Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among […]

JP Schools LEAP 2025 Scores Show Slight Gains

The Louisiana Department of Education released the 2019 Louisiana Educational Assessment Program, or LEAP 2025, assessment results. Scores in Jefferson Parish Schools showed growth in numerous areas. Overall, students in grades 3-12 scoring Mastery Plus in JP Schools improved from 31% in 2018 to 32% in 2019. Among the results: 8th Grade Math Basic Plus […]

Fisher Middle-High, Kerner Elementary, & Grand Isle School to Reopen July 16

Fisher Middle-High, Kerner Elementary, and Grand Isle School will reopen and resume their normal summer schedules Tuesday, July 16. With the reopening of these three schools, all Jefferson Parish Schools and offices are now reopened and fully operational.

2019-20 Pre-K Registration Open Through July 28

New Jefferson Parish PK-8 Schools to Host Look & Learns for Families

Jefferson Parish families are invited to spend some time learning about the opportunities available at the nine new PK-8 schools in Jefferson Parish Schools. Each of the new public schools, which will serve students in grades kindergarten through eighth, is hosting a Look & Learn for families who live in that school’s district. These 45 […]

JP Schools Launches Adopt-A-School Program to Connect Every School with a Community Partner

When Jefferson Parish Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley unveiled the district’s strategic plan earlier this year, partnering with the community was a priority. JP Schools’ latest announcement is one of the numerous steps the district is taking to make good on the commitment to give the community opportunities to support students and schools. Click here […]

2019-20 New Student Registration Opens July 17

Jefferson Parish Schools will open registration for the 2019-20 school year on July 17. The district is also currently operating a special call center to answer parent questions. This registration period is for students who are new to JP Schools and will attend kindergarten through 12th grade in 2019-20. Students can be registered weekdays from […]

All District Offices Closed July 4th & 5th for Independence Day

All district offices in Jefferson Parish Schools will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019 and Friday, July 5, 2019 for Independence Day. The district will resume its normal summer vacation hours Monday, July 8. Click here to see the full JP Schools calendar.

JP Schools Compliance Office Call Center Answers Your School Questions

Students may be out for summer vacation, but when it comes to assisting parents with questions about the upcoming school year…Jefferson Parish Schools is open for business The JP Schools Compliance Office Call Center is open and available to assist customers Monday, June 10th through Friday, August 2nd, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The […]

School Board Votes to Name JP School After Late Saints & Pelicans Owner Tom Benson

The Jefferson Parish School Board unanimously voted to change the name of Roosevelt Middle to Tom Benson School. The school’s new colors will be black, gold, and blue. The new mascot will be the Bees. The change will take effect for the 2019-20 school year when Roosevelt Middle is converted into a PK-8 school, which […]