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2014 “A” and “B” Schools Celebrate Academic Excellence

On October 22, 2014, the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) held a celebratory event for schools that received “A” or “B” grades on the 2014 school report cards, recently released by the Louisiana Department of Education. Principals, teachers, parents, and students from the honored schools, along with school board member and district staff, gathered […]

JPPSS Advanced Study Academies among Top Schools in Louisiana

Advanced Study Academies (ASAs) in the Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) are among the top schools in Louisiana, according to 2013-14 school performance scores released by the Louisiana Department of Education yesterday. All eight of the district’s ASAs were ranked among the top 25 in the state, with five schools being ranked in the […]

Fifteen JPPSS Schools Receive “A” Grade; District Maintains Grade of “B”

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) is now home to 15 schools with the letter grade “A,” according to newly released data from the Louisiana Department of Education. Overall, JPPSS increased the number of its “A” and “B” schools to 39 total, compared to 32 in 2013; as a result, the district now has […]

25 JPPSS Schools Achieved Recognized or Exemplary Growth Awards

Twenty-five schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System have achieved Recognized or Exemplary Growth from the Louisiana Department of Education based on 2010 school performance scores. Eleven schools earned the distinction of Recognized Academic Growth and fourteen schools earned the distinction of Exemplary Academic Growth. The Jefferson Parish School Board will recognize the 25 […]

Jefferson Public Schools In The Top 10 of State’s Most Improved Systems

The Jefferson Parish Public School System made one of the largest gains in the Louisiana accountability rankings for 2010 in its district ranking score and increased its school performance score, according to preliminary results from the state Department of Education. The 2010 school district ranking for the Jefferson Parish Public School System improved to 52nd out […]

25 JPPSS Schools Achieved Recognized or Exemplary Growth

Twenty-five schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System have achieved Recognized or Exemplary Growth from the Louisiana Department of Education based on 2009 school performance scores. Nine schools earned the distinction of Recognized Academic Growth and sixteen schools earned the distinction of Exemplary Academic Growth. The Jefferson Parish School Board will recognize the 25 […]