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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.

Louisiana Department of Education Releases 2016-17 District & School Performance Scores

The Louisiana Department of Education released its 2016-17 District and School Performance Scores today. The Jefferson Parish Public School System improved in a number of areas including these five: Dropout Credit Accumulation Index, ACT assessment index, strength of diploma (Graduation Index), Cohort Graduation Rate Index and Cohort Graduation Rate. While the overall District Performance Score […]

Community Partners Invited to Participate in JPPSS Reading Movement

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is pleased to announce the launch of the reading initiative, “I Read! You Read! Together we all READ!” We know that early literacy is critical to the development of our students’ academic, emotional, and social growth. We are inviting community partners to team with our schools as we strive […]

JPPSS Hosts Parent Conferences Wednesday, November 1

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold parent conferences on Wednesday, November 1. Elementary and K-8 schools will hold parent conferences from 1-4 p.m. Middle and high schools will hold parent conferences from 4-7 p.m. Please contact your school for more information. This is the first scheduled parent conference day of the 2017-18 school […]

JPPSS Talent Visual Art Students on Display at Audubon Zoo November 11

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Talent Visual Arts is partnering with the Audubon Nature Institute to showcase our student artists. These young artists’ work will be showcased in an art show at the Audubon Zoo on Saturday, November 11, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Click on the video below to learn more about this always anticipated event. You can see […]

JPPSS Teacher and Employee Raises on the November 18 Ballot

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 Facilities Master Plan Community Meetings October 9-18

The Jefferson Parish Public School System wants to know what the community would like to see in its plan to build and renovate schools across Jefferson Parish. The district will host a series of community meetings for attendees to share their opinions on what should be included in the JPPSS Facilities Master Plan. Led by […]

Ten JPPSS Students Named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

Ten students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) have been named Semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program. “Congratulations to each of these students for being recognized among the very best in the nation,” said JPPSS Superintendent Isaac G. Joseph. “We are proud to have them represent Jefferson Parish and wish them […]