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JPPSS Transportation Hotline Open Until August 17

Your child’s school has received transportation assignments. Please contact your child’s school for that information. If you have not received information regarding school bus transportation for your child, please call our Transportation Hotline at 349-8999 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Phone lines are open now through Friday, August 17, 2018.

2018-19 Open House Schedule

Jefferson Parish Public Schools will be hosting open house events to get ready for the 2018-2019 school year. Please see the table below to see when your school will be hosting an open house. These dates are subject to change due to any inclement weather. Please use #JPopenhouse and #jpschools when sharing any photos/video on […]

All JPPSS Students Can Wear Shorts Until October 5

All students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System can wear shorts to school through the beginning of October. Middle and high school students can wear knee-length shorts from the first day of school on Thursday, August 9 until October 5. Elementary school students are already allowed to wear shorts under the normal school board […]

Student Summer Internships Skyrocket Thanks to Partnership with JPPSS, LDOE, Local Business & Industry

The Jefferson Parish Public School System increased its number of students by five times who are becoming career-ready through the Louisiana Department of Education’s Jump Start Summers. Jump Start Summers helps high school students prepare for college, career, and life by giving them the opportunity to attain high-demand industry-based credentials, master essential workplace “soft skills,” […]

Message from Dr. Brumley: July 2018

We Love. We Learn. We Lead. As our school year kicks off, those simple words provide us with a powerful compass for Jefferson Parish Public Schools. If we accept those words as a call to action, we will strengthen the possibilities for our system’s success. We Love. It’s important that we love one another. Yes, […]

2018-19 Pre-K Registration Open Through July 29

Applications online have been re-opened and will remain open through July 29. The next lottery date is tentatively scheduled on or before August 3 to fill all publicly funded seats. All students who have been awarded a seat in a previous lottery have been notified by email. Placement in a seat through the lottery does NOT guarantee the […]

Dr. Brumley Outlines What’s Next in 100-Day Plan Report

In his first few months on the job, Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley placed top-rated learning materials into every school, funded raises for teachers and support staff, secured millions in additional support for students and schools that need it most, and held meaningful conversations in just about every corner of the […]

Haynes Academy’s Emin Kazan Named College-Sponsored National Merit Scholar

Recent Haynes Academy graduate Emin Kazan is among a select group of students in the nation to be named a college-sponsored National Merit Scholar. The member of the Class of 2018 was among the approximately 550 winners announced today by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). These National Merit Scholarships are financed by colleges and […]

2018-19 Student Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2018-19 school year for all students (K-12) will take place July 23 through the start of the school year. Students can be registered weekdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school they will attend. Registration will not take place on August 9. Students who are new to the Jefferson Parish […]

Dr. Brumley Pens Guest Column for The New Orleans Advocate

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley wrote a guest column for The New Orleans Advocate. Dr. Brumley recently completed his 100-day entry plan, Love to Learn; Learn to Lead: A 100-Day Investment for a Stronger JPPSS. He will share what he learned on Monday, July 16 at his 100-Day Plan Presentation and […]