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School Board Considers Advancing PK-8 Model in JP Schools at March 13 Special Session

Video Script Translations Spanish Arabic Vietnamese The Jefferson Parish School Board recently passed 2024: The Future Our Kids Deserve. This plan provides our district with the guide we will use to provide our students with the education they deserve. We have set ambitious goals for positive student outcomes and drafted a framework to get us […]

JP Schools and The Jeremiah Group Celebrate Voter Registration Week February 25 to March 1

Jefferson Parish Schools is partnering with The Jeremiah Group to celebrate Voter Registration Week in high schools across the district February 25 to March 1. “We want our students to graduate high school with the skills and knowledge to make our world a better place,” said JP Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley. “We’re excited to […]

JP Schools and Offices Closed for Mardi Gras Break March 4-8

Jefferson Parish Schools will be closed for Mardi Gras Break Monday, March 4 through Friday, March 8, 2019. Schools and offices will reopen on Monday, March 11. Click here to see where our students will be marching during Mardi Gras season. Click here to see our entire calendar.

JP Schools Voter Registration Week February 25 to March 1

The Jefferson Parish School Board declared February 25 through March 1 as Voter Registration Week in Jefferson Parish Schools. JP Schools is partnering with the Jeremiah Group to conduct voter registration drives all week long in high schools across the district. Student at participating high schools will have the opportunity to register to vote. Contact […]

#JPSchoolsThankATeacher: Share How Our Teachers Impact Your Life

Most of us had a special teacher that had a lasting effect on us, either for the knowledge they imparted, the wisdom they shared, the self-confidence they inspired, or all of the above. Our teachers change the lives of our nearly 50,000 students every day. How has a JP Schools teacher made a positive impact […]

Boil Water Advisory Lifted in Jefferson Parish

As of today at 11 a.m., the Boil Water Advisory was lifted in Jefferson Parish. The safety of our students and staff is our top responsibility, so bottled water and safely prepared meals were delivered to all impacted schools this morning. We appreciate everyone’s flexibility and understanding during these last two days. For the latest […]

West Bank Boil Advisor Still in Place, JP Schools Will Continue Providing Safe Drinking Water, Food

The Boil Water Advisory for the West Bank of Jefferson Parish (excluding the city of Gretna and Grand Isle) is still in place for February 20. All schools will operate on their normal schedule. Bottled water and safely prepared meals will be delivered to all impacted schools, water fountains shut off, and hand sanitizer placed […]

Martin Marino’s 13th Annual Dance Challenge Takes Stage April 10

More than 340 fifth grade students from 17 schools across Jefferson Parish Schools take to the dance floor April 10 for Martin Marino’s 13th Annual Dance Challenge. This free ballroom dance competition starts at 6 p.m. at the Pontchartrain Center at 4545 Williams Blvd. in Kenner. “Over the past 13 years, Dance Challenge has worked […]

JP Schools Providing Safe Drinking Water, Food During West Bank Boil Water Advisory

Jefferson Parish Schools officials are providing safe drinking water to all our schools impacted by the boil water advisory for the West Bank of Jefferson Parish. Bottled water and safely prepared meals are being delivered to all impacted schools, water fountains have been shut off, and hand sanitizer is being placed in restrooms. The safety […]

JP Schools Unveils New Strategic Plan “2024: The Future Our Kids Deserve”

Jefferson Parish Schools unveiled a new strategic plan that will set a progressive course for the largest public school system in Louisiana, its 50,000 students, and its 7,000 employees. Over a dozen of those 50,000 students helped JP Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley present the plan during an unveiling at Grace King High. The plan […]