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2019-20 Registration

Registration for the 2019-20 school year for all students (K-12) will begin on July 17 through the start of the school year. You can register your child weekdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the school your child will attend. Registration will not take place on the first day of school, August 8.

The 2019-20 school year for students in grades 1-12 starts on August 8. Students in kindergarten and pre-k start on August 15 or 16 (this date varies by school). Click here to download the 2019-20 calendar.

If you have any further questions, please contact your school or the JP Schools Compliance Office at 504-365-5312.






General Registration Documents: Spanish, Arabic, Vietnamese

General Registration Information

To find out your student’s assigned school, please use our school/transportation search tool.

To expedite your student’s enrollment, please bring the following documents with you to the school:

  • Two proofs of residence (lease, utility bill, etc.)
  • Your student(s)’s immunization records
  • Your student(s)’s birth certificate(s). A birth certificate is used only for verifying the student’s legal name, date of birth, and the parent’s name. A foreign birth certificate is an acceptable document for verifying the student’s information.
  • Your student(s)’s final report card from the previous school year (except kindergarten)
  • Your student(s)’s transcript from the school previously attended (only for high school transfers)
  • Your student(s)’s custody papers (if applicable)


To find out your student’s assigned school, please use our school/transportation search tool.

If your assigned school has not changed with your new address, please contact your school to update your contact information.

If your assigned school has changed due to your new address, you must visit your new school with proof of residency to ensure your child is successfully enrolled. Click here to learn more about proof of residency.


If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact your school directly.

Registration Information for Specialty Schools/Programs


Pre-Kindergarten registration is conducted in the spring and summer for those schools with open slots. For more information on the registration process, visit the pre-kindergarten page.

Advanced Study Academies

Advanced Study Academies (ASAs) are selective-admissions schools that operates under a separate applications process. For more information, please visit the ASA page.

Magnet Programs

JPPSS offers magnet programs at selected schools for which students must submit an application. The application cycle for magnet programs occurs in the spring. For more information on programs and schools, visit the magnet program page.

Charter Schools

Each charter school has its own unique admissions process.  For more information on charter schools, please visit the charter schools parent information page.