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JP Schools Magnet & Academic Programs Showcase January 29 & 30

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has announced dates for its 2019 Magnet and Academic Programs Showcase. The showcase gives parents the opportunity to learn more about the choices available in JP schools prior to the annual magnet program application period. The meetings will take place Tuesday, January 29 at the JPPSS Administration Building (501 […]

JP Schools Closed Monday, January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed on Monday, January 21 to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. JPPSS will resume its normal school and business hours on Tuesday, January 22. For a look at the entire 2018-19 school calendar, click here to visit our calendar page.

Parents & Guardians Can Participate in our School Climate Survey

The School Climate Parent Survey is available for parents and guardians of students in JPPSS. This is an opportunity to help your child’s school by sharing your opinions. Your opinions are important, and the school is interested in hearing them. We are particularly interested in your thoughts on the school’s efforts to promote academic success […]

JP Schools Names Teachers of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year. The following teachers are now eligible to become the 2020 Louisiana Teacher of the Year. Teacher of the Year winners are: C.T. Janet Elementary – Jamie Staes Riverdale Middle – Kayla Allen Thomas Jefferson High […]

Take Our Stakeholder Survey About Strategic Plan Priorities

Over the last year, we’ve talked with and listened to students, families, employees, and community members about the future of Jefferson Parish Public Schools. Based on your feedback, we’ve drafted the following six priorities we believe reflect those important conversations and help us get better outcomes for all our students. As we’re finalizing our strategic […]

Meet the New Jefferson Parish School Board

See the 2019-20 JP Schools Calendar

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved the 2019-20 academic calendar during its January 10 meeting. Click here to download the 2019-20 academic calendar The calendar meets all state requirements, maximizes the amount of uninterrupted instructional time, and provides teachers with the opportunity to grow through effective professional development. Some highlights include: Teachers start August 5. […]

2019-20 JP Schools Calendar Survey Open Until January 4

Join Dr. Brumley’s Morning Coffee Chat or Evening Town Hall January 24 in Kenner

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley will continue his conversations with educators and the community by hosting a morning coffee chat and an evening town hall on Thursday, January 24 in Kenner. The coffee chat will take place at French Press Coffeehouse at 3236 Williams Blvd. in Kenner from 8 to 9 […]

Transformation Network Stories: Pitre Elementary

Everything that we do, everything that we implement is through the lens of “how will this impact our children.” – Pitre Elementary Principal Wesley Taylor In the spring of 2018, Jefferson Parish Public School System leaders created a Transformation Network designed to rapidly improve student outcomes in 10 of the district’s most challenged schools. Stronger […]