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JPPSS Schools and Offices Closed Monday, January 15 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Schools and offices in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) will be closed on Monday, January 15 to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. JPPSS will resume its normal school and business hours on Tuesday, January 16. For a look at the entire 2017-18 school calendar, click here to visit our calendar page.

JPSB Special Session Meeting: January 11, 2018

The Jefferson Parish School Board will meet in Special Session on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 3 p.m., in the board room of the JPPSS Administration Building, 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, LA 70058. The agenda can be found at this link.

JPPSS Announces Graduation Schedule for Class of 2018

Graduations for the Class of 2018 in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will take place May 12-23. Please see the list below for graduation dates for all our high schools. If you have questions, please contact your school. You can get contact information for all schools at this link. Eight JPPSS high schools will […]

Watch JPPSS Schools Celebrate the Holiday Season

Each of our schools have their own unique way to celebrate the holiday season. Check out our videos below to see how our schools bring cheer to their school families.  

JPPSS Announces Principals of the Year

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) named its district winners for the Louisiana Department of Education’s Principal of the Year. The following principals are now eligible to become the 2019 Louisiana Principal of the Year. Principal of the Year winners are: Washington Elementary STEM School – Darlene Turnbull Chateau Estates School – Colleen Winkler […]

Jefferson Parish School Board Announces 2018 Meeting Schedule

The Jefferson Parish School Board has released its regular meeting dates for 2018. All Regular Session meetings are tentatively scheduled for the first Wednesday of the month at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey at 6 p.m., unless otherwise noted. If a second meeting date is needed in a given month, […]

First Readings from December 13, 2017 Regular Board Meeting

First Reading authored by Mr. Floyd Move, that the Board put before the voters, a millage rate to be established by the February 7, 2018 Board Meeting consistent with State Law, to provide a pay raise for teachers and other employees, to be comparable to salaries paid in other school districts, in the Metro Area. […]

Register for JPPSS Adult Education Classes January 3 & 4

The Jefferson Parish Public School System Work Ready U Adult Education Program is offering free day and night classes. Registration takes place January 3 and 4. Classes begin January 8. Classes are offered in a variety of skills, including English as a Second Language, adult basic education, English literacy, family literacy, high school equivalency, career […]

JPSB Regular Session Meeting: December 12, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board (JPSB) will hold a Regular Session meeting on Tuesday, December 12 at the JPPSS Administration Building at 501 Manhattan Blvd. in Harvey. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. The agenda can be viewed at this link. Most JPSB meetings air live on JPS-TV (Cox channel 8 and AT&T U-verse […]

JPPSS Facilities Master Plan Community Meetings January 8-11

The Jefferson Parish Public School System wants your input as it builds for the future. The district will host a second round of community meetings for the public to consider renovation/build options to be included in the final JPPSS Facilities Master Plan. These meetings will be led by the education consulting group MGT. Each meeting […]