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JPPSS Welcomes Displaced Teachers, Support Staff, & Students

In the aftermath of the devastation of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, the Jefferson Parish Public School System understands the challenges families are facing during this most difficult time. The district has created a special application for evacuees who may be seeking immediate employment. To apply for a position, please follow the link: Hurricane Evacuee. […]

All JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed for Labor Day Sept. 4, 2017

All schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will be closed on Monday, September 4 to observe Labor Day. JPPSS will resume its normal schedule on Tuesday, September 5. For a look at the entire calendar, click here. For a downloadable version of our calendar, click here.

High School Football Kicks-off in JPPSS, Across Louisiana

The 2017 high school football season officially kicks-off this week with a full slate of games for teams in JPPSS and across the state of Louisiana. Below are the week one contests for JPPSS varsity teams. Please contact your school for location and start times. Thursday, August 31 Haynes Academy vs. Thomas Jefferson, 6:30 p.m. […]

JPPSS Grand Isle and Lafitte Schools Closed Thursday, August 31

Jefferson Parish Public School System schools in Grand Isle and Lafitte will remained closed on Thursday, August 31, 2017, due to the rising storm surge currently affecting those areas. For updates from JPPSS, check our website at jpschools.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or the mobile app which can be downloaded for free from iTunes or Google […]

Grand Isle & Lafitte Schools Closed Wednesday, August 30. All Other JPPSS Schools Open

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be open Wednesday, August 30, 2017, and will follow its previously announced early dismissal schedule. Schools in Grand Isle and Lafitte will be closed due to the concern of a storm surge that could affect those areas. For updates from JPPSS, check our website at jpschools.org, Facebook, Twitter, […]

JPPSS Parent Advisory Council Meetings September 19 & 20

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is comprised of parents from schools across the district. This council provides an opportunity for school system administrators and parents to share information on a variety of educational topics, innovations, and best practices within the district. Parents interested in becoming their child’s school representative can […]

JPPSS Schools & Offices will be Open Tuesday, August 29

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will be open tomorrow, Tuesday, August 29, 2017. The District will continue to monitor the storm and will remain in contact with the Jefferson Parish Emergency Management team. For updates from JPPSS, check our website at jpschools.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or the mobile app which can be downloaded for […]

August 28-30 Open Houses Postponed Due to Tropical Storm Harvey

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has postponed school open houses that were scheduled for Monday, August 28; Tuesday, August 29; and Wednesday, August 30 due to the weather associated with Tropical Storm Harvey. School administrators will communicate with parents and employees when a new open house date is scheduled. Please contact your school if […]

Message from the Superintendent: September 2017

We’ve all felt the life changing impact of a teacher. Arguably the most important factor in the quality of your child’s education is the quality of their teacher. We want the best for your child. Jefferson Parish, like school systems nationwide, must compete with surrounding district’s for the best and brightest educators. Attracting highly qualified […]

JPSB Public Hearing: September 12, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board will hold a public hearing at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at the Administration Building Board Room, 501 Manhattan Blvd, Harvey to consider adopting the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Operations Budget. Individuals interested in reading and reviewing a copy of the proposed budget may do so between the hours […]