JP SCHOOLS STUDENTS EARN 62% JUMP IN WORKFORCE CREDENTIALS

HARVEY, LA (November 19, 2019) — More Jefferson Parish Schools students are graduating with workforce credentials, and more of these certifications are in high-wage, high-skill fields.   JP Schools saw a 62% jump in the number of career and technical...

Investing in early childhood education is an easy sell

If there’s been one regular refrain on the campaign trail this season, it’s been a call for more investment in early childhood education. There’s a good reason for that. Research shows that providing quality early education for at-risk children has major benefits —...

JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOLS LEADS STATE IN ADVANCED PLACEMENT GROWTH

Jefferson Parish Schools had the largest growth in Louisiana on Advanced Placement (AP) exams. No Louisiana system exceeded Jefferson Parish’s 11.1% growth. “This is another example of our momentum in Jefferson Parish Schools,” said JP Schools Superintendent Dr. Cade...

JEFFERSON PARISH SCHOOLS OUTPACES STATE INCREASE IN STUDENT PROGRESS

HARVEY—(August 27, 2019) — Jefferson Parish Schools students grew at a rate that outpaced the average state increase. JP Schools also comprised over half of the schools demonstrating the most growth in the Greater New Orleans area. Those are some of the results...

Jefferson Parish Voters Embrace New Direction of Schools

Jefferson Parish Voters made an investment in their future on May 4th when voters chose to raise property taxes by $28.8 million to benefit public education. Jefferson Parish has the largest public-school system in Louisiana with almost 50,000 students. The tax...