News and Announcements

Fisher Middle-High, Kerner Elementary, & Grand Isle School to Reopen July 16

Fisher Middle-High, Kerner Elementary, and Grand Isle School will reopen and resume their normal summer schedules Tuesday, July 16. With the reopening of these three […]

JP Schools Recognized with Four National School Communications Awards

The work Jefferson Parish Schools does to tell the stories of its students, teachers, and schools is being recognized on the national level. The JP Schools […]

JP Finance Authority Launches Homeowner Grant for Teachers & Education Professionals

The Jefferson Parish Finance Authority (JPFA) celebrates National Homeownership Month this June by announcing the launch of Heroes to Homeowners, a new $2500 grant now […]

Summer Professional Development Opportunities Available for JP Schools Teachers

The school year may be over, but our educators are still hard at work getting better for their kids. Jefferson Parish Schools is offering a […]

JP Schools Family Deeply Saddened By The Passing of Isaac G. Joseph

Jefferson Parish Schools is deeply saddened by the passing of former superintendent and veteran educator Isaac G. Joseph. Joseph was the first African American superintendent […]

All District and School Offices Closed May 27 for Memorial Day

All district and school offices in Jefferson Parish Schools will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day. The district will resume its normal […]

Jefferson Parish Voters Say Yes to Educator Pay Raise Millage

Dear JP Schools Family, A strong public school system has the transformational power to not only move kids forward, but to lift up an entire […]

New Principal Appointment Announced for Harold Keller Elementary

Jefferson Parish Schools leadership has appointed Jessica Smith as the principal of Harold Keller Elementary for the 2019-20 school year. Current Keller Elementary Principal Barbara […]

All JP Schools will Operate on a Half-Day Schedule April 18, 2019

Due to the threat of severe weather, all Jefferson Parish Schools will operate on a half-day schedule Thursday, April 18, 2019. The National Weather Service […]