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15 More JP Schools Students Named National Merit Scholars

Fifteen Jefferson Parish Schools students have been named winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities. In all, 22 JP Schools Class of 2019 students have now been named National Merit Scholars. Click here to see all our 2019-20 National Merit Semifinalists Officials of each sponsor college selected their scholarship winners from among […]

JP Schools LEAP 2025 Scores Show Slight Gains

The Louisiana Department of Education released the 2019 Louisiana Educational Assessment Program, or LEAP 2025, assessment results. Scores in Jefferson Parish Schools showed growth in numerous areas. Overall, students in grades 3-12 scoring Mastery Plus in JP Schools improved from 31% in 2018 to 32% in 2019. Among the results: 8th Grade Math Basic Plus […]

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 schools, all Jefferson Parish Schools and offices are now reopened and fully operational.

2019-20 Pre-K Registration Open Through July 28

New Jefferson Parish PK-8 Schools to Host Look & Learns for Families

Jefferson Parish families are invited to spend some time learning about the opportunities available at the nine new PK-8 schools in Jefferson Parish Schools. Each of the new public schools, which will serve students in grades kindergarten through eighth, is hosting a Look & Learn for families who live in that school’s district. These 45 […]

Message from Dr. Brumley: June 2019

In Jefferson Parish Schools, we exist to provide the education our students deserve to succeed in life and make our world a better place. Educating kids is important work. If you think what happens in JP Schools doesn’t matter to you, think again. It impacts everyone who lives or works in Jefferson Parish. As more […]

JPSB Special Session: June 26-27, 2019

The Jefferson Parish School Board will meet on June 26 and 27 for its annual board retreat. Click here to view the agenda.

JP Schools Launches Adopt-A-School Program to Connect Every School with a Community Partner

When Jefferson Parish Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley unveiled the district’s strategic plan earlier this year, partnering with the community was a priority. JP Schools’ latest announcement is one of the numerous steps the district is taking to make good on the commitment to give the community opportunities to support students and schools. Click here […]

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 Strategy Department received four awards from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). JP Schools was recognized with a Golden Achievement Award for the work building stakeholder support to create […]

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 available for all teachers, education professionals, and first responders, including but not limited to police and fire who wish to purchase a home in Jefferson Parish. The JPFA is proud […]