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Apply for our Remaining Advanced Study Academies Openings June 11-22

The Jefferson Parish Public School System will hold a second Advanced Study Academies application window from June 11-22. This two week window is for ASAs that still have openings for the 2018-19 school year. Admission for 2018-19 has been completed for grades pre-k through 3. To see which schools have openings, visit jpschools.org/ASA or call […]

Thomas Jefferson High Named National Title I Distinguished School

The National Title I Association announced that Thomas Jefferson High School for Advanced Studies has been named a National Title I Distinguished School. Thomas Jefferson High is one of only two schools in Louisiana and around 100 nationally being recognized for exceptional student achievement in 2017. “It’s especially rewarding because I believe this distinction is […]

JPPSS Advanced Study Academies Schedule Open House Events in October

Parents can learn more about our Advanced Study Academies by attending one of the open house events scheduled at specific schools in October. Below is a list of the dates each school will hold its open house. Parents who are interested in having their child attend an ASA next school year can apply until October 20, […]

2018-19 Advanced Study Academies Application Window Closes Friday, October 20 at Noon

The Jefferson Parish Public School System has announced dates for its first 2018-19 Advanced Study Academies application period. Parents who are interested in having their child attend an ASA next school year can apply September 25 until October 20, 2017 at noon. Applications can be downloaded at this link. In addition to being available at […]

Metairie Academy Talent Theater Production Teaches Students to Be a Friend

A group of talent theater students at Metairie Academy used their artistic skills to spread the word about their school’s welcoming culture. We Are All Friends is a student production aimed at raising awareness about bullying. Learn more about how this show came to be and watch it in its entirety above.

Five More JPPSS Students Named National Merit Scholars

The number of 2017 National Merit Scholars from the Jefferson Parish Public School System continues to grow following the latest announcement of winners from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Five JPPSS students have been named college-sponsored Merit Scholarship recipients. Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy student Henry M. Hazlett and Haynes Academy students Parker […]

May 26 is the Last Day of School for Students

Friday, May 26 is the last day of the 2016-17 school year.  The 2017-18 school year starts on August 10 for students in grades 1-12 and August 15 or 16 (depending on your school) for students in Pre-K and kindergarten. Here are some links to important information that you may find useful in the coming […]

New Orleans Saints Help Airline Park Celebrate International Food Fest

Airline Park Academy for Advanced Studies hosted “Taste Around the World”, a multicultural celebration on Thursday, May 18th. The celebration was led by Spanish Teacher, Mrs. Lissette James and featured a special guest appearance by, New Orleans Saints player, Senio Kelemete and his wife. The entire student body, along with faculty, families and friends gathered together […]

Advanced Study Academies Application Window Extended to June 26

   

Patrick Taylor Academy Sophomore Scores Perfect ACT

Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy sophomore Christian Otero made the most of his first ACT. Otero scored a perfect 36 when he took the test this past February. Otero is one of three JPPSS students to score a perfect ACT this school year. Click here to read about Haynes Academy sophomore Neel Mondal […]