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Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy Named October 2021 School of the Month

students working Congratulations to Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy for being named the Jefferson Parish Schools October 2021 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 accomplishment is due in part to the dedication and professionalism of the Patrick Taylor faculty," said Patrick F. Taylor Academy Principal Sharmeika Daniels. "From day one of the 2020-21 school year, our teachers ensured students were engaged in high quality activities and rigorus learning. I thank them for making a strong start possible for our Taylor students."

These are some of the ways the Patrick F. Taylor Academy serves as a champion for all students:

  • In 2019, Patrick Taylor Academy increased its overall School Performance Score and maintained its A rating.
  • That same year, seniors scored an average ACT composite of 29.2. This is among the highest in the state.
  • Twelve Patrick Taylor Academy students were named 2022 National Merit Semifinalists.
  • Leaders strategically plan cluster meetings to identify needs on campus, including student tracking toward goals.
  • The school has established a positive learning culture for all students and teachers.