To improve student performance and achievement, we must be able to recruit and retain the best teachers. Currently, our starting teacher salary is among the lowest in the region, and we are not competitive. Each year we are losing teachers and employees to surrounding parishes. On the November 18 ballot, there is a proposed millage […]
Dear Parents: Our district is participating in a School Climate Transformation Survey through the School Climate Transformation grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. The survey will allow schools to measure conditions for learning to improve the school’s environment. The results will be used to develop and implement data driven targeted interventions that will: […]
The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) wants parent feedback on how to make its annual parent conferences as effective as possible. Whether you participated in our most recent parent conferences on October 19 or chose not to participate, please take a few minutes to complete this brief survey. Your responses will help us better meet […]
2016-2017 Pre-K Registration JPPSS, in compliance with the Louisiana Department of Education, is preparing a new application process for the 2016-2017 school year for prekindergarten registration which will be held in March. Please continue to monitor the JPPSS website for a listing of informational meetings and updates on the Registration process.
Jefferson Parish public schools continue to show steady improvement, scoring an overall B grade for 2012-13, according to school performance scores released. The district has been seeing significant growth,” and has risen in its overall state ranking, from 42nd out of 74 school systems in 2012, to 36th this year. It has 32 A- and […]