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Riviere Elementary Family Donates Love, Support to Baby Ellie

It was a first day back to school for teachers that speaks volumes of the culture at Riviere Elementary. Third grade teacher Lauren Landry organized an on-site blood donation for the 10-month-old daughter of her coworker and friend Kelly Hudson. The result was a special visit from the Ochsner Blood Bank, a waiting list of […]

JPPSS Transcript Department Adopts New Hours

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Transcript Department has adjusted its hours of operation. The department will now be open weekdays from 8 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 4 p.m. The department processes transcript requests for all alumni and former students of the system. It’s located at 4600 River Road in Marrero. For more […]

Dr. Brumley Invites Middle Eastern and Arabic Speaking Families to Community Meeting August 26

We Love. We Learn. We Lead. Families and community members, with our students starting school last week, those three sentences provide us with a powerful compass for our district. If we accept those words as a call to action, together we will strengthen the possibilities for our system’s success. As we work to improve outcomes […]

Message from the Superintendent: August 2018

When your child returned on the first day of school, chances are they were welcomed by a high-quality, certified teacher. That’s because we cut teacher vacancies by more than half to start the school year. We had 39 teacher vacancies on the first day of school, and that number is falling every day. Last school […]

2018-2019 Pupil Progression Plan Available for Viewing

The 2018-2019 Pupil Progression Plan will be available for viewing at the following locations, the JPPSS Administration Building (501 Manhattan Blvd. Harvey, La.) Receptionist Desk and at the Emenes Building (822 Clearview Parkway Harahan, La.) from August 16, 2018 through August 23, 2018.

Thousands of Additional Kids Benefit from Drop in Teacher Vacancies

Teacher vacancies plummeted in Jefferson Parish Public Schools thanks to a Quality from the Start initiative focused on placing a certified teacher in every classroom. JPPSS had 39 teacher vacancies to start this school year, down from 102 to open 2017-18. By cutting teacher vacancies more than half, around 2,000 additional students began the school […]

JPPSS Transportation Hotline Open Until August 17

Your child’s school has received transportation assignments. Please contact your child’s school for that information. If you have not received information regarding school bus transportation for your child, please call our Transportation Hotline at 349-8999 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Phone lines are open now through Friday, August 17, 2018.

2018-19 Open House Schedule

Jefferson Parish Public Schools will be hosting open house events to get ready for the 2018-2019 school year. Please see the table below to see when your school will be hosting an open house. These dates are subject to change due to any inclement weather. Please use #JPopenhouse and #jpschools when sharing any photos/video on […]

All JPPSS Students Can Wear Shorts Until October 5

All students in the Jefferson Parish Public School System can wear shorts to school through the beginning of October. Middle and high school students can wear knee-length shorts from the first day of school on Thursday, August 9 until October 5. Elementary school students are already allowed to wear shorts under the normal school board […]

First Readings from August 1, 2018 Regular School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Mr. Dale Be it resolved that the Jefferson Parish School Board supports the plan of the Young Audiences Charter Association to issue tax exempt bonds for the purchase of land located in the City of Gretna for the school’s location. First Reading authored by Mr. Floyd Move, that the Board put […]