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Advanced Study Academies and Ruppel Academie Francaise Application Window Open Now

The application window opened Wednesday, September 7 for Jefferson Parish families to apply for some of the top performing public schools in the state. The Jefferson Parish Schools Advanced Study Academies (ASA) and Ruppel Academie Francaise application window for the 2023-2024 school year is Wednesday, September 7 through Wednesday, October 5. 

“Our Advanced Study Academies and Ruppel Academie give our families choice,” said JP Schools Superintendent Dr. James Gray. “We encourage families to apply if they are interested in their child pursuing a more advanced educational experience.”

Families can access specialtyselection.jpschools.org/login to apply, select testing dates, and receive status updates from the district. This online tool serves as a one-stop-shop that makes it easy for families to take advantage of options offered in Jefferson Parish Schools. 

Advanced Study Academy Information

To be eligible for ASA admissions, students must first meet the eligibility requirements for ASA testing and then score in the 85th percentile or higher on the ASA admissions test. Eligibility criteria, applications and an ASA directory are available at jpschools.org/ASA

Advanced Study Academies are designed to expose the most highly capable students to a challenging and accelerated curriculum. JP Schools’ Academies employ a school-wide enrichment model and use project-based, hands-on instructional techniques. Students are highly engaged through differentiated instruction and are working at least one grade level ahead of other students in their age group and grade placement.

Ruppel Academie Francaise Information

To be eligible for Ruppel admission, students must first meet the eligibility requirements and then score in the 75th percentile or higher on the  admissions test. Eligibility criteria and applications are available at jpschools.org/RuppelAdmin

Ruppel Academie Francaise is a selective-admissions French language school and offers an advanced curriculum for motivated students. Students attending Ruppel Academie Francaise experience the same curriculum as students who attend the district’s Advanced Study Academies (ASA), with the added benefit of daily classes in French. Students receive French programming daily, and the goal is for students to test proficient in High School French I and II by the end of eighth grade.

For more information on the ASA and Ruppel Academie Francaise application process, please visit jpschools.org/ASA or contact the ASA admissions office at 504-349-7792.