JPPSS High School Graduations Start May 13 for Class of 2017

The Jefferson Parish Public School System 2017 high school graduation schedule begins on Saturday, May 13 and concludes Sunday, May 28. A total of 13 JPPSS high schools will hold graduation ceremonies. Four graduations will be held at the Alario Center and eight will be held at the Pontchartrain Center. Grand Isle School will hold its graduation in the school’s gymnasium.

The schools, dates, times, and locations are listed below. All of the graduations are being recorded for replay by the district’s TV studio, JPS-TV. The replay schedule for Cox cable channel 8 and AT&T U-verse channel 99 will be posted to the district website.

School Name




Patrick Taylor Saturday, May 13 9:30 a.m. Alario Center
Thomas Jefferson Saturday, May 13 2 p.m. Alario Center
Haynes Saturday, May 13 6:30 p.m. Alario Center
Bonnabel Friday, May 19 4:00 p.m. Pontchartrain Center
Riverdale Friday, May 19 7:30 p.m. Pontchartrain Center
Grace King Saturday, May 20 9:30 a.m. Pontchartrain Center
John Ehret Saturday, May 20 2 p.m. Pontchartrain Center
Helen Cox Saturday, May 20 6 p.m. Pontchartrain Center
West Jefferson Sunday, May 21 9:30 a.m. Pontchartrain Center
East Jefferson Sunday, May 21 2 p.m. Pontchartrain Center
Higgins Sunday, May 21 6 p.m. Pontchartrain Center
Fisher Monday, May 22 7 p.m. Alario Center
Grand Isle Sunday, May 28 1 p.m. Grand Isle