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#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 […]

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 […]

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 […]