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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 […]

Top Gains Schools

Last month, the Louisiana Department of Education recognized 30 Jefferson Parish Public School System Schools as “top gains” schools, meaning that they are either “A” schools that improved by 5 or more SPS points, or schools graded “B” or below that improved by 10 or more SPS points. At the the November school board meting, […]

State Superintendent John White Visits JPPSS to Honor Top Gains Schools

At a special celebration held on the campus of Phoebe Hearst Elementary school on January 24, Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White presented a check to the 27 schools in Jefferson Parish Public School System designated as “Top Gains” schools by the Louisiana Department of Education. Each school received a monetary award of close to $8,500 […]

JPPSS Improves District Performance Scores By Double Digits; 27 Schools Receive “Top Gains” Recognition

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) improved its district performance score by double digits in 2012, moving the district up one letter grade to a “C,” according to results released today by the Louisiana Department of Education. The state also recognized 27 schools – 35 percent of JPPSS schools – as “top gains” schools. […]