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Interested in a Teaching Career? Attend our Informational Meeting on Nov. 13

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is hosting an information meeting for applicants who possess a bachelor’s or advanced degree in a non-education field and want to become a teacher. The meeting will focus on the benefits of becoming a teacher and the steps an applicant must take to get a teaching certificate. The meeting […]

Second Round of Student Registration for 2015-16 Takes Place July 20 – Aug. 7

Registration for all students new to JPPSS must be completed in person at their assigned JPPSS school. If you have any questions you can contact your child’s school or our Compliance Call Center at 504-365-5301. The registration period for the 2015-16 school year is as follows: **PLEASE NOTE THAT RECENT ATTENDANCE ZONE CHANGES HAVE IMPACTED ELEMENTARY SCHOOL […]

Applications Now Available for Advanced Study Academies. Apply June 25 – July 9

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will hold a second application period from June 25 to July 9 for its Advanced Study Academies (ASA). This application period applies in only those grade levels with openings for the 2015-2016 school year and with no wait lists. Only students who meet specific criteria as detailed below […]

Calendar for 2015-16 Earns Approval of School Board

The Jefferson Parish School Board approved the calendar for the 2015-16 school year during the April 9 meeting. The calendar was created with the input of 3,170 Jefferson Parish Public Schools (JPPSS) stakeholders. A calendar survey was completed by 1,586 teachers, 661 staff members, 609 parents, 25 students, as well as 134 teachers and 155 staff […]

2015-16 Calendar Survey for Parents, Teachers, and Staff

Jefferson Parish Public Schools is seeking input from teachers, parents/guardians, staff, and students as the district develops the 2015-16 academic calendar. Your feedback will help determine the final version of the calendar that will be presented to the Jefferson Parish School Board on April 9. Click here to take the survey now. The survey is available in multiple […]

Apply to Teach at JPPSS by May 8 to Take Advantage of Early Decision Hiring Process

At JPPSS, we know that excellent educators are essential to every child’s academic success. We are looking for talented, dynamic teachers to join our team as we work to prepare every Jefferson Parish student for college and career success. If you are resourceful and entrepreneurial – and passionate about transforming a traditional school system – […]

Magnet Programs Application Period Open Until April 24

The window to apply for magnet programs within the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) is open until April 24. All applications, transfer requests, and any other required documents must be hand delivered to the compliance office at the JPPSS Administration Building on 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to […]