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Pre-Kindergarten Applications to be Accepted February 24-27

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will accept applications for its 2015-2016 pre-kindergarten program from Tuesday, February 24, 2015 to Friday, February 27, 2015. Students whose last name begins with A-M may apply on February 24 or February 26. Students whose last name begins with N-Z may apply on February 25 or February 27.

Parents and families will be able to submit applications at three different sites: Bonnabel Magnet Academy Board Room, 2801 Bruin Dr. in Kenner; the JPPSS Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey; and Harry S. Truman Middle School, 5417 Ehret Rd. in Marrero. Sites will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., except for Thursday, February 26, when the hours will be extended to 6 p.m. for all families with last names A-Z.

In order to be eligible to apply for a pre-kindergarten slot, students must be four years old on or before September 30, 2015. Parents must also bring the following documents in order to register their child:

  • The child’s birth certificate
  • Two proofs of residency
  • Copy of income
  • Photo identification
  • Child’s immunization record

For complete guidelines on the pre-kindergarten registration process, visit the pre-kindergarten website at jpschools.org/department/pre-kindergarten/ or call 504-349-7600.