Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

Students working on a research project in a computer lab.
A school displaying their school spirit with a stingers up banner.
Cypress knees in a local bayou.
A teacher giving a student specialized instruction.
Students working with manipulatives.
A father and daughter are walking to school.
Oak trees surrounding a driveway.
Students working collaboratively in groups.
Elementary students working in a computer lab.
A student is practicing wiring in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
A teacher using her active board to instruct her students.
Mrs.Rae Daigle is chosen as a semi-finalist for Louisiana State Principal of the Year.
A bulletin board containing various inspirational words.
Students lined up ready to enter a classroom.
Cafeteria workers preparing lunch.
Roseate spoonbills in a crawfish pond.
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
A Dr.Seuss bulletin board encouraging students to read.
A young girl drawing a picture in art class.
A student is using a tablet to assist her with her school work.
A young girl putting up her book sack to prepare for the school day.
Rice farming in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Cafeteria ladies serving breakfast.
Elementary students eating breakfast in the cafeteria.
A student writing his answer on an active board.
Students entering the school bus to go back home.
A silhouette of farm equipment at sunset.
A teacher is teaching a French lesson to her students.
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
A student drawing of an alligator.
An alligator approaching a pond.
A silhouette of farm equipment at sunset.
Students playing dodgeball in their Physical Education class.
Students working in groups to complete their math homework.
A maintenance department employee met Britney Glaser at a recording of the KPLC morning show.
Egrets following a tractor in a rice field.
Young elementary students coloring.
A tugboat passing through one of our local rivers.
Students line up to form the letter A to show that their school earned an A on their school report card.
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Students reading in the school's courtyard.
Students watering a plant in their school's courtyard.
Jennings High administrator and teachers at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

Jennings High participants at the LaCUE conference.

Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Lake Arthur High team presented at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

Lake Arthur High team presented at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

Various examples of student's drawing from art class.
An elementary student learning to read.
An egret perched on a stick in one of our bayous.
An elementary student is practicing her writing skills.
A tugboat passing through one of our local rivers.
Principals participating in a monthly Principal Meeting.
Welsh Elementary School
Fenton Elementary School
Lake Arthur High Logo

Lake Arthur High Seal

This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
Fenton Elementary School
A typical scene of bales of hay and crawfish traps.
JDPSB participants take part in hands-on lab at LaCUE.

Jefferson Davis participates in hands-on workshops at LaCUE conference.

Students participating in a science experiment at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day.
A bulletin board reminding students of good typing practices.
School office personnel working diligently to keep the school running smoothly.
Elton Elementary School
Fenton Elementary School
A student is working on a small engine in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
Welsh High School
Elton High School
Buses are lined up ready to pick up students to bring them to school.
Hathaway High School
Jennings Elementary School
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Jennings High School
Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.
A student is practicing his welding skills in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
James Ward Elementary School
Welsh-Roanoke Junior High School
Our state flower, a magnolia
Welsh High School
Mr.Roy Harris is reading to the students at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day.
A flag flying high at one of our Jefferson Davis schools.
Students participating in a science experiment at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day
High School students are taking a college class through videoconferencing.
Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.
A kindergarten class is utilizing their active board to increase student engagement.
Lacassine High School Home Economics Department
Lake Arthur High School
West End Instructional Center
Elton Elementary School

News and Announcements

2017 College/Career Expo

The third annual College/Career Expo will be February 9, 2017 from 5:30-7:00 PM at Jennings High School. All Jeff Davis parish students from grades 8-12 and their parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Students will be exposed to high school opportunities for classes and training, post-secondary paths and career choices. Please enter through the school's front lobby.

Jefferson Davis Parish Students of the Year are named.

The following students are to be commended for their accomplishments, as they have been named the JDPSB district Students of the Year.
Ava F, from Elton Elementary was named as the Elementary Student of the Year.
Kylee C, from Hathaway High was named the Middle School Student of the Year.
Caroline H. from Lacassine High was named the High School Student of the Year.
Congratulations to each of the winners.

Early Childhood Community Network Kicks Off Their Spring Roundup

The Jefferson Davis Early Childhood and Community Network (ECCN) has scheduled its spring roundup for children age birth to five. Jefferson Davis Parish Schools will hold their annual Pre-K Roundup for the 2017-2018 school year at each community school site. In order for a child to attend Pre-K in August 2017, they need to be 4 years old on or before September 30, 2017.

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District Spotlight

Jefferson Davis District Teachers of the Year 

Congratulations to our newly selected Jefferson Davis Parish Teachers of the Year.  Each of the district level winners will go on to compete on the regional level.  
 
The High School District Teacher of the Year is Lana Myers.  Lana teaches at Elton High School.
The Middle School Teacher of the Year is Roy Harris. Roy teaches at Lake Arthur Elementary.
The Elementary Teacher of the Year is Jennifer Howell.  Jennifer teaches at Hathaway High.