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JP Schools “Posse Scholars” Earn Full Scholarships to Select Colleges & Universities

A record-tying number of students in Jefferson Parish Schools earned full scholarships to some of the nation’s top colleges and universities when the Posse Foundation announced its latest class of Posse Scholars. Seventeen students from JP Schools were awarded four-year, full tuition scholarships to select colleges and universities. The students are from six JP high […]

All JPPSS Schools Release Two-and-a-Half Hours Early February 13

The school day will end two-and-a-half hours early on Wednesday, February 13 at all Jefferson Parish Schools. This early release day gives our teachers time during the normal school day for planning and professional development. To see what time your school dismisses, click on one of the links below. Please contact your school with any questions. JPPSS […]

2019-20 Magnet Program Application Window Open Feb. 4 to March 1

Jefferson Business Leaders Announce Support for May 4 Educator Pay Raise Millage

The Jefferson Chamber of Commerce and the Jefferson Business Council have both announced their support of the Jefferson Parish Public School System educator pay raise millage that will appear on the May 4 ballot. “As the largest school system in Louisiana and the 98th largest in America, we have a responsibility to invest in our […]

Transformation Network Stories: Roosevelt Middle

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 results created from thoughtful, strategic approaches are what the students, families, and communities deserve. These are their stories.

Join Dr. Brumley’s Community Meetings in Harvey February 12 and 13

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley will continue his conversations with educators and the community by hosting a morning coffee chat February 12 and an evening town hall February 13 in Harvey. The coffee chat will be from 8 to 9 a.m. at Chick-fil-a at 1128 Manhattan Blvd. The town hall will […]

Meet the JP Schools Students of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s 2019 Louisiana Student of the Year. The winners are: Airline Park Academy fifth grader Sriram Srigiri Haynes Academy eighth grader Kavia Mallik Haynes Academy twelfth grader Cecilia LaFosse “We are proud of the work these students have done to […]

Latest Cold & Flu Guidelines & Recommendations

Flu season is here once again. We all need to take special care of our health this time of year. JP Schools Health Services Director Daphne Walker shares some of the latest tips on how to avoid catching and spreading the flu.

Three JP Schools Nominated for National Blue Ribbon Award

The Louisiana Department of Education has nominated six public schools to receive 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools awards, and half of them are from the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Haynes Academy, Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy, and Thomas Jefferson High are in the running for the prestigious honor. The National Blue Ribbon […]

“We’re in a fight for kids’ futures:” Dr. Brumley Pens Guest Column for The Advocate

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley wrote a guest column for The New Orleans Advocate where he outlined the opportunity available to our district to take the lead in urban education and the obligation we have to serve the children of our parish. Click here to read his guest column for The New Orleans Advocate.