First Readings from the January 24, 2018 JPSB Special Session Meeting

First Reading authored by Mr. Floyd Move, that the Board retains Byron LeBlanc, LeBlanc and Schuster, to provide Public Relations and Design Services related to Voter Education concerning the Pay Raise Millage and/or Construction of New Schools scheduled to be on the ballot for April 28, 2018 for the amount of $______________. First Reading authored […]

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Scholarships

Jefferson Dollars for Scholars is currently accepting applications for 2018 college scholarships that include Corporate & Privately funded scholarships as well as College & University awards. Over 100 scholarships are available to students who attend a Jefferson Parish public high school. Each year, students are selected from a pool of hundreds of applicants to receive […]

Get to Know the JPPSS Students of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s 2018 Louisiana Student of the Year. The winners are: • Airline Park Academy 5th grader Hannah Poynter • Haynes Academy 8th grader Anita Zahiri • John Ehret High 12th grader Jada Jones “Congratulations to our elementary, middle, and […]

Message from the Superintendent: January 2018

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is a district of choice that prepares students for life after graduation. For proof, look no further than our plans for February. Parents can learn about the many school choice options available for their children during our magnet and academic programs showcase events. JPPSS is also partnering with area […]

Jefferson Parish Teacher Named Top Educator by LACUE

Valerie Burton, West Jefferson High School’s Computer Applications Instructor, was deemed Louisiana’s Overall State Educator of the Year by the Louisiana’s Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE). Burton earned the top honor at the LACUE conference held in November in New Orleans. Burton was first named LACUE’s Region One Secondary Educator of the Year before receiving […]

Where You’ll Find JPPSS Students Marching This Mardi Gras Season

The students of the Jefferson Parish Public School System will do more than simply celebrate along the parade routes during Carnival season. Many of our school’s performance groups will take center stage participating in parades all over our area. This schedule highlights where our student groups will be during the 2018 Mardi Gras parades. If you […]

JPPSS Debuts New Online Student Fee Payment Service

Parents throughout the Jefferson Parish Public School System now have an easier way to keep up with student fees. The district now uses the online payment service MySchoolBucks. Parents at participating schools can pay fees, student purchases, and more with a debit card, credit card, or electronic check. To register: Go to and register […]

First Readings from the January 18, 2018 School Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Ms. Bourgeois Motion to amend bylaw policy BCBI to eliminate the requirement that a speaker at Board meetings provide their address prior to addressing the Board. Amendment to BCBI Final Amendment to BCBI Showing Changes First Reading authored by Mr. Floyd Move, that the board enact a policy concerning the seating […]

JPSB Special Session Meeting: January 24, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board will meet in Special Session on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., in Conference Room 2000 of the Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA 70058. The agenda is attached below. The agenda is available for viewing on the link below.

JPPSS Magnet & Academic Programs Showcase Feb. 5 & 6

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has announced dates for its 2018 Magnet and Academic Programs Showcase. The showcase gives parents the opportunity to learn more about the choices available in JPPSS prior to the annual magnet program application period. The meetings will take place Monday, February 5 at the JPPSS Administration Building (501 Manhattan […]