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Collins Elementary Named November 2019 School of the Month

Congratulations to Collins Elementary for being named the Jefferson Parish Schools November 2019 School of the Month.

Every month, JP Schools highlights academic excellence through its School of the Month program. The honor acknowledges schools that are implementing practices that generate positive student outcomes.

"This brings validation and pride to our school family and the partners that are committed," said Collins Elementary Principal Jenenne Coulon. "Hard work and determination are always at our forefront. Great things are coming, will come, and are on the horizon."

Here are some of the ways Collins Elementary is winning for kids.

  • Grew School Performance Score from a D (57.7) to a C (61.3)
  • Academic Index increased by approximately five points
  • Provide an inclusive learning environment that promotes empathy among all students
  • Students provided access to Tier 1 curricula
  • Principal is an active participant in instruction and models appropriate teaching practices with teachers
  • Collaboration is a primary focus throughout the building and staff work collaboratively to meet needs of all students
  • Students are active learners and show stamina while meeting the rigor of classroom instruction