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JPPSS Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week May 1-5

2017-18 Student Transfer Requests Now Available

Celebrate Head Start Fundraiser Night with the Baby Cakes May 5

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and support a great cause with the Jefferson Chamber, Jefferson Parish, and the New Orleans Baby Cakes! Bring the family for a night of baseball as those organizations recognize Head Start for its local programs. Head Start Fundraiser Night is Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m. when the Baby Cakes take on […]

Register for JPPSS Summer Arts Camp Now Through May 16

The Jefferson Parish Public School System and Title I offer a unique, three-week summer program for students in grades 2-7. Registration for the JPPSS Summer Arts Camp is open now through May 16. The JPPSS Summer Arts Camp will be available on both sides of the river from June 5-23.  The East Bank campus is […]

U.S. News & World Report National Rankings Feature Four JPPSS High Schools

U.S. News & World Report released its 2017 Best High Schools rankings and four schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System made the national list. Those schools are: • Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies: awarded a gold medal, ranked second in Louisiana and 114 nationally • Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy: awarded […]

Haynes Academy Student Wins Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship

A Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) student was among the honorees today when the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) released the names of the first group of winners in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Haynes Academy senior Ashton C. Edler is a corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship winner. Edler, whose probable career field […]

Gretna No. 2 Academy’s Tamara Warner Named Semi-Finalist for Louisiana Principal of the Year

Gretna No. 2 Academy for Advanced Studies Principal Tamara Warner has been named one of the state’s top educational leaders. The Jefferson Parish Public School System Elementary Principal of the Year is among 24 of the 2018 Principal of the Year Semi-Finalists announced today by the Louisiana Department of Education. These educators are making exceptional gains […]

Millions of Reasons to Read at Marrero Academy

Marrero Academy students are participating in a free online reading challenge called Scholastic’s Read 100,000. Students read and log minutes on the website as they help their school achieve its reading goal.  Marrero Academy’s library slogan is “Reading is our super power!” The Marrero Mudbugs are the strongest super heroes in the nation, ranking as the number […]

JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed for Spring Break April 10-17

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed for Spring Break from Monday, April 10 through Monday, April 17. Schools and district offices will reopen on Tuesday, April 18. For a look at our entire calendar, please click here.

Get Latest District News, Emergency Announcements on JPPSS Mobile App

The latest news and information from the Jefferson Parish Public School System is now available on smartphones with a new mobile app. JPPSS is partnering with Blackboard to expand its communications outreach with a mobile app that is now available in the online iTunes and Google Play app stores for free. Download our Flyer English Arabic, […]