Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

Students line up to form the letter A to show that their school earned an A on their school report card.
Oak trees surrounding a driveway.
Students playing dodgeball in their Physical Education class.
Students working collaboratively in groups.
Jennings High administrator and teachers at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

Jennings High participants at the LaCUE conference.

A student is practicing wiring in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
A teacher giving a student specialized instruction.
Cafeteria ladies serving breakfast.
Students working in groups to complete their math homework.
A teacher is teaching a French lesson to her students.
A young girl putting up her book sack to prepare for the school day.
Mrs.Rae Daigle is chosen as a semi-finalist for Louisiana State Principal of the Year.
A bulletin board containing various inspirational words.
A student writing his answer on an active board.
Elementary students eating breakfast in the cafeteria.
A Dr.Seuss bulletin board encouraging students to read.
An alligator approaching a pond.
Young elementary students coloring.
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
A silhouette of farm equipment at sunset.
A student is using a tablet to assist her with her school work.
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Students watering a plant in their school's courtyard.
A school displaying their school spirit with a stingers up banner.
An egret perched on a stick in one of our bayous.
A maintenance department employee met Britney Glaser at a recording of the KPLC morning show.
A father and daughter are walking to school.
Students entering the school bus to go back home.
A student drawing of an alligator.
Students working on a research project in a computer lab.
Students reading in the school's courtyard.
Cypress knees in a local bayou.
A young girl drawing a picture in art class.
Various examples of student's drawing from art class.
An elementary student is practicing her writing skills.
Egrets following a tractor in a rice field.
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
An elementary student learning to read.
Rice farming in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Cafeteria workers preparing lunch.
Students lined up ready to enter a classroom.
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).

Roseate spoonbills in a crawfish pond.
Principals participating in a monthly Principal Meeting.
A tugboat passing through one of our local rivers.
Students working with manipulatives.
A teacher using her active board to instruct her students.
Elementary students working in a computer lab.
Birds flying over a field
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.

Coushatta tribal dress.

A typical scene of bales of hay and crawfish traps.

Hay field in Jeff Davis Parish

Our state flower, a magnolia

Magnolia Blossom 

Welsh High School

Welsh Greyhounds

Fenton Elementary School

Fenton Elementary Sign

Jennings Elementary School

Jennings Elementary

Students participating in a science experiment at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day.

Students helping with demo.

Welsh Elementary School

Welsh Elementary Sign

Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.

PLC sign on door at Hathaway High School.

A bulletin board reminding students of good typing practices.

Keyboarding class bulletin board

James Ward Elementary School

James Ward sign

A student is working on a small engine in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.

Small Engines Class

School office personnel working diligently to keep the school running smoothly.

Hathaway reception area.

JDPSB participants take part in hands-on lab at LaCUE.

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

High School students are taking a college class through videoconferencing.

Students participating in video conferencing. 

Elton High School

Elton High School

Fenton Elementary School

Fenton Elementary

A flag flying high at one of our Jefferson Davis schools.

American Flag flying in the wind. 

Students participating in a science experiment at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day

Students conducting a science experiement.

Buses are lined up ready to pick up students to bring them to school.

Buses lined up.

Jennings High School

Jennings High School

Welsh-Roanoke Junior High School

Welsh-Roanoke School

Hathaway High School

Hathaway High School

Welsh High School

Welsh High School sign

Elton Elementary School

Elton Elementary

West End Instructional Center

West End Instructional Center sign

Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.

PLC meeting at Hathaway High

Fenton Elementary School

Fenton Elementary

This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.

Graphic showing the wheels that turn Student Achievement.

A student is practicing his welding skills in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.

Welding Class

Lake Arthur High School

Lake Arthur High School

Elton Elementary School

Elton Elementary Sign

Mr.Roy Harris is reading to the students at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day.

Demonstrating techniques to students.

Lake Arthur High Logo

Lake Arthur High Seal

A kindergarten class is utilizing their active board to increase student engagement.

Teaching with an interactive whiteboard.

Lacassine High School FACS Department

Lacassine High Cottage

News and Announcements

Learn To Drive The School Bus Fall Class

school bus

Jeff Davis Parish School Board will host a pre-service training and behind-the-wheel training for new substitute and activity bus drivers. The training will be held at the school board office on the dates below at 203 East Plaquemine in Jennings. Completing this course is required by DOE and Jeff Davis Parish for all persons who want to become a certified Louisiana bus driver. Please call Mrs. Lelia Arceneaux, Transportation Secretary, at 824-2003 if you are interested in participating in this course and she will give you the application and let you know the beginning steps. We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming training!!!

October 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 16th 5:30-8:30 PM each day

Jefferson Davis Schools Anticipating Exciting New School Year

The Jefferson Davis Parish School system is preparing for the opening of school with meetings of administrators and staff. Opening Day of school for students in grades 1 through 12 is Friday, August 11th. PreK and K students report on Tuesday, August 15th.

Public Hearing Scheduled

Notice is hereby given as per Article 7, Section 23(c) of the Louisiana Constitution and R. S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the Jefferson Davis Parish School Board will be held at its regular meeting place, the Jefferson Davis Parish School Board Central Office, School Board Meeting Room, located at 203 E. Plaquemine, Jennings, Louisiana on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

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Upcoming Events

Recognizing Fake News and Misinformation
Date: 10/19/2017, 3:45 PM 4:45 PM
Location: Tech Center
School Board Meeting
Date: 10/19/2017, 6 PM
Location: School Board Office
Excel Beyond The Basics Part 1
Date: 10/26/2017, 3:45 PM 4:45 PM
Location: Tech Center
Finance Meeting
Date: 11/14/2017, 5 PM
Location: School Board Office
School Board Office
Date: 11/16/2017, 6 PM
Location: School Board Office

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.