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JPPSS Pre-K Registration for 2017-18 Opens on March 7

Pre-K registration in Jefferson Parish for the 2017-18 school year will take place starting March 7. Applications for the 2017-2018 school year can be submitted online at www.jeffersonchild.com beginning March 7. Families needing face-to-face assistance to submit an online application or to upload documents can come to any of the following locations:

Application Locations: 

DATE TIME LOCATION
March 7-10 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. JPPSS Administration Building
501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, 70058
March 8 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Hazel Hurst Community Center
1121 Causeway Blvd., Jefferson, 70121
March 15 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Gym
531 Williams Blvd., Kenner, 70062
March 18 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Marrero Community Center
1861 Ames Blvd., Marrero, 70072
March 22 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Gretna Community Center
1700 Monroe St., Gretna, 70053

System for Support at JPPSS – 501 Manhattan Blvd:  

DATE LAST  NAME
March 7 Student’s last name begins with A-F
March 8 Student’s last name begins with G-L
March 9 Student’s last name begins with M-R, Extended hours until 6:00 pm for ALL working families A-Z
March 10 Student’s last name begins with S-Z
 

Guidelines for Registration for JPPSS PK4 CLASSES:

  • Child must be four (4) years old on or before September 30, 2017, to apply for a JPPSS PK4 classroom.
  • Title I classes may be subject to a screening.
  • Bus transportation will only be provided for students within their school attendance zones.
  • Only completed applications with ALL required documents will be placed in the lottery system.
  • Parents may choose up to three (3) sites for possible placement in the application process.
  • Families will receive placement or wait-listed status by E-MAIL ONLY.
  • Families will be required to accept or decline placement through their online account.

Items Needed to Register your Child:

  • Parent/Guardian Identification (Driver’s license or state issued ID or passport)
  • Child’s Birth Certificate (Must be an original copy)
  • Proof of Residency (1 of the following must match parent name on application)
    • Current utility bill
    • Legal document issued/approved by the US Office of Immigration/Naturalization showing current address
    • Current lease or mortgage statement that must matches parent name on application
  • Proof of Income (1 of the following)
    • 2016 Income tax forms showing parent names and annual income (required for Head Start applications)
    • 2 consecutive check stubs for EACH PARENT or CAREGIVER IN THE HOUSEHOLD within 2 months of the date of the application
    • An official letter from employer on company letterhead stating all of the following:
      • Date and location of parent employment
      • Hourly rate of pay and average number of hours parent works per week
    • Notarized, dated, and signed letter from parent stating they are paid in cash and the amount paid monthly, and documenting they are unable to provide check stubs
  • Letter or certificate showing current status of SNAP/Food Stamps (must include the parent and child names and valid effective dates – Certified through ___)
  • Current foster care placement agreement from DCFS
  • Parents who are homeless or unemployed must submit a notarized letter of support and income from support source

Pre-K information is also available in the following languages:

For more information, please contact the JPPSS PK4 Department at 504-349-7696