Breakfast of Champions Student Photos and Videos Available Online

Around 2,000 students are being honored at the Jefferson Parish Public School System’s annual Superintendent’s “A” Breakfast of Champions. The events recognize outstanding academic accomplishments for students who have earned an “A” in each course taken and no lower than a “B” in honor courses taken during the first and second nine-weeks marking periods. Those […]

View Questions Submitted by Public for Tonight’s JPSB Superintendent Candidate Special Session

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a Special Session meeting tonight (March 5) for superintendent candidate Dr. Cade Brumley to answer questions from the public and the school board. The board and the district invited the public to submit questions in writing for tonight’s meeting. Online and in-person submissions were accepted from February 26 until […]

East Bank Elementary Redistricting Public Hearing on March 7

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 to consider a redistricting proposal. The schools that would be impacted by the proposal are Ella Dolhonde, Bridgedale, Alice Birney, Harold Keller, and J.C. Ellis elementary. The public hearing will begin at 5 p.m. at the JPPSS Administration Building at […]

2018-19 Pre-Kindergarten Registration Closes May 10

Pre-kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year closes May 10th at midnight in Jefferson Parish. If you have any questions, please email Please click here for more information about the registration process and the JPPSS Pre-Kindergarten Department.

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ESL Parent Center Hosts Child Abuse Prevention Workshop March 6

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Office of English Language Learners ESL Parent Center invites parents to a special workshop aimed at preventing child abuse. The guest speaker will be CASA Advocate Trainer and certified Darkness to Light Facilitator Maria Cortes. The workshop will take place on March 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. […]

Louisiana Financial Aid Access Policy for High School Seniors

Most Louisiana high school graduates are eligible for some form of merit or need-based financial aid. Students can apply for state and federal financial aid by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be used at four-year universities, two-year community colleges, and technical training programs. The FAFSA is used to determine […]

View Our 2018-19 Academic Calendar

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved the 2018-19 academic calendar during its February 7 meeting. You can see the entire calendar by clicking here to visit our calendar page, or by downloading the calendar at the link below. 2018-19 JPPSS Academic Calendar The calendar meets all state requirements and maximizes the amount of uninterrupted instructional […]

JPPSS Announces Inclement Weather Make-Up Days

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved the district’s plan to make up the instructional minutes lost due to inclement weather. The school board approved the following changes to the 2017-18 calendar during its February 7 meeting. February 19 to May 15: Schools will add 10 minutes to the instructional day by taking time from a […]

2018-19 Magnet Program Applications Now Available

Parents can now submit magnet program applications for the 2018-19 school year. The application window is open from February 19 to April 13. Applications can be downloaded at the links below. 2018-2019 MAGNET PROGRAM APPLICATION Arabic English Spanish Vietnamese To learn more about the application process and for a full list of schools and programs […]