Jefferson Parish Schools is the largest and most diverse public school system in Louisiana and the 98th largest district in the nation. Our system of 82 schools serves around 50,000 students on both sides of the Mississippi River. With approximately 7,000 employees, JP Schools is one of the largest employers in Jefferson Parish. Our district exists to provide the education our students deserve to succeed in life and make our world a better place.
Below are some helpful district links and information. For more about our district, visit jpschools.org.
2024: The Future Our Kids Deserve
Our strategic plan contains bold, ambitious goals that have set a progressive course for our district.
Careers in JP Schools
There are 50,000 reasons our work matters in Jefferson Parish Schools. Learn what role you can play as we help our students succeed in life and make our world a better place.
Child Search Letters
For children not enrolled in school, contact child search at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look because we have programs that may help! If you feel your child has a problem that affects his/her ability to learn or demonstrates a special skill or talent, and you would like to schedule a conference with a teacher, please follow this link.
English Language Learners
Our goal is to help limited English proficiency students, including immigrant students, attain English proficiency, develop high levels of academic performance and meet the same challenging state content and achievement standards that all children are expected to meet.
The JP Schools Compliance Office handles all student transfer requests.
The Jefferson Parish Early Childhood Program provides effective teacher-child interactions that are foundational to young children becoming life-long learners.
Advanced Study Academies
Our Advanced Study Academies are designed to expose the most highly capable students to a challenging, rigorous, and accelerated curriculum.
Our magnet program offers an emphasis in arts integration, dual language immersion, International Baccalaureate, and STEM.
Career and Technical Education
Our mission is to provide access for all students to obtain a high-quality career and a technical education program that will prepare for high-skill, high-demand jobs in a changing global economy.
School Board Information
Our school board has adopted and helps implement our shared vision of success. Meet our board, find out when they meet, and learn how you can contact your representative.
District Leadership Team
JP Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley and his leadership team put students first in all decisions. Meet these professionals who are dedicated to serving our students, families, teachers, and staff.
The transcript department of JP Schools processes transcript requests for all alumni and former students of the system. The transcript department also provides duplicate diplomas to our graduates. For more information, call 349-7744.