501 Manhattan Blvd.
Harvey, LA 70058
Magnet Program Application Information
Beginning February 15, 2016, parents can obtain the Magnet School/Program Application and Transfer Form from the following locations: JPPSS website, jpschools.org, each magnet school’s website, the Compliance Office, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Suite 1100, Harvey, (504) 365-5312 from 8:00-4:00, or at the magnet school site from 9:00-2:00.
Parents must hand deliver completed forms to the Compliance Office, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Suite 1100, Harvey, between February 15, 2016 and April 29, 2016.
Please review the Magnet Program Application Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions posted below.
The Jefferson Parish Public School System magnet school program currently offers the following emphasis areas:
- Arts Integration
- French and Spanish Language Immersion
- International Baccalaureate (IBO)
The comprehensive arts integration program is designed for students who have a strong interest in dance, drama, music, and art as well as for students who want a challenging academic experience. The curriculum is designed to incorporate the arts into the core classes to help deepen and broaden student understanding while adhering to the state mandated learning objectives and parish policies.
French & Spanish Language Immersion
The French and Spanish immersion programs develop student proficiency in a second language while providing a foundation in fundamentals of language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, health, physical education and cultural arts programs. The program fosters an understanding of and an appreciation for Louisiana’s cultures and those of other areas and countries.
International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO)
IBO programs develop the whole student, helping students to grow intellectually, socially, aesthetically and culturally. They provide a broad and balanced education that includes science and the humanities, languages and mathematics, technology and the arts. They instill a sense of responsibility towards others and towards the environment. IBO programs also give students an awareness and understanding of their own culture and of other cultures, values and ways of life.
- Shirley T. Johnson/Gretna Park Elementary
- Harahan Elementary
- Marrero Middle
- Riverdale Middle
- Ehret High
- Riverdale High
Montessori education is an educational approach characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural psychological, physical, and social development. Students in the early elementary grades learn concepts from working with materials, rather than by direct instruction, and enjoy choices of activity from within a prescribed range of options.
The Jefferson Parish Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, or national or ethnic origin in the creation or implementation of educational policies.
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