JPPSS Partners with Second Harvest Food Bank for Hurricane Harvey Drive

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank to serve families impacted by Hurricane Harvey. “We saw such devastation in both Louisiana and Texas,” said JPPSS Superintendent Isaac G. Joseph. “I know so many people feel compelled to help. We were in their situation 12 years ago and many, including […]

All JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed for Labor Day Sept. 4, 2017

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed on Monday, September 4 to observe Labor Day. JPPSS will resume its normal schedule on Tuesday, September 5. For a look at the entire calendar, click here. For a downloadable version of our calendar, click here.

Grand Isle & Lafitte Schools Closed Wednesday, August 30. All Other JPPSS Schools Open

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be open Wednesday, August 30, 2017, and will follow its previously announced early dismissal schedule. Schools in Grand Isle and Lafitte will be closed due to the concern of a storm surge that could affect those areas. For updates from JPPSS, check our website at, Facebook, Twitter, […]

JPPSS Parent Advisory Council Meetings September 19 & 20

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is comprised of parents from schools across the district. This council provides an opportunity for school system administrators and parents to share information on a variety of educational topics, innovations, and best practices within the district. Parents interested in becoming their child’s school representative can […]

August 28-30 Open Houses Postponed Due to Tropical Storm Harvey

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has postponed school open houses that were scheduled for Monday, August 28; Tuesday, August 29; and Wednesday, August 30 due to the weather associated with Tropical Storm Harvey. School administrators will communicate with parents and employees when a new open house date is scheduled. Please contact your school if […]

ACT 303 Petition Forms Now Available

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is now accepting ACT 303 Petition Forms. ACT 303 gives individuals with disabilities who failed to receive a high school diploma, the option to petition their local school board for reconsideration. Click here to download the form. For an individual to be eligible, they must have been identified as […]

Jefferson Parish Virtual Academy Orientation August 24

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is hosting an orientation for parents and students to learn more about its virtual academy. The Jefferson Parish Virtual Academy orientation will be Thursday, August 24 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be in room 1701. […]

Register for JPPSS Adult Education Classes September 11-12

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Work Ready U Adult Education Program is offering free day and night classes. Registration takes place September 11 and 12. Classes begin September 13. Classes are offered in a variety of skills, including English as a Second Language, adult basic education, English literacy, family literacy, high school equivalency, career […]

JPPSS Students to Experience Monday’s Solar Eclipse

For the first time since all of our students and many of our teachers were born, the United States will experience a total eclipse of the sun. On Monday, August 21 the moon will pass between the Earth and the sun, totally or partially obscuring the view of the sun for the entire nation. The […]

Act 853 School Choice Information and Transfer Request Forms Now Available

Student transfer forms are available online and at the Compliance Office, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA. Schools that must offer choice will send Act 853 information home with students on the first day of school. All forms must be hand delivered to the Compliance Office. The deadline to return the transfer request to Compliance is […]