Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

Cafeteria ladies serving breakfast.
Mrs.Rae Daigle is chosen as a semi-finalist for Louisiana State Principal of the Year.
A young girl drawing a picture in art class.
An elementary student learning to read.
A student is practicing wiring in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Students working collaboratively in groups.
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).

Students entering the school bus to go back home.
Elementary students working in a computer lab.
Students working in groups to complete their math homework.
A Dr.Seuss bulletin board encouraging students to read.
A bulletin board containing various inspirational words.
Roseate spoonbills in a crawfish pond.
A young girl putting up her book sack to prepare for the school day.
Elementary students eating breakfast in the cafeteria.
Students reading in the school's courtyard.
An alligator approaching a pond.
Students line up to form the letter A to show that their school earned an A on their school report card.
Students working with manipulatives.
A father and daughter are walking to school.
A tugboat passing through one of our local rivers.
A student drawing of an alligator.
Students lined up ready to enter a classroom.
Oak trees surrounding a driveway.
Cafeteria workers preparing lunch.
Students playing dodgeball in their Physical Education class.
A teacher using her active board to instruct her students.
Cypress knees in a local bayou.
Various examples of student's drawing from art class.
A school displaying their school spirit with a stingers up banner.
A student is using a tablet to assist her with her school work.
Jennings High administrator and teachers at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

Jennings High participants at the LaCUE conference.

Rice farming in Jefferson Davis Parish.
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
A teacher giving a student specialized instruction.
A maintenance department employee met Britney Glaser at a recording of the KPLC morning show.
An egret perched on a stick in one of our bayous.
Principals participating in a monthly Principal Meeting.
Egrets following a tractor in a rice field.
An elementary student is practicing her writing skills.
A teacher is teaching a French lesson to her students.
Students watering a plant in their school's courtyard.
A silhouette of farm equipment at sunset.
A student writing his answer on an active board.
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Young elementary students coloring.
Students working on a research project in a computer lab.
Hathaway High School
Elton High School
Students participating in a science experiment at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
A student is practicing his welding skills in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
Welsh High School
Fenton Elementary School
Buses are lined up ready to pick up students to bring them to school.
Jennings Elementary School
A kindergarten class is utilizing their active board to increase student engagement.
West End Instructional Center
Lake Arthur High Logo

Lake Arthur High Seal

A bulletin board reminding students of good typing practices.
Elton Elementary School
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.

Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
School office personnel working diligently to keep the school running smoothly.
Jennings High School
Students participating in a science experiment at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day.
Lake Arthur High School
Elton Elementary School
Fenton Elementary School
A student is working on a small engine in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
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.
High School students are taking a college class through videoconferencing.
Welsh Elementary School
Welsh-Roanoke Junior High School
James Ward Elementary School
Lacassine High School Home Economics Department
Welsh High School
Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.
Our state flower, a magnolia

News and Announcements

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.

Fourth Best Graduation Rate In The State

Congratulations to all of our schools for achieving the 4th best Graduation Rate in the State. We now graduate our students on time at a 92.5 percent rate. This rate is significantly higher than the state average and was also 3 percentage points improved from last year. This rate indicates that our teachers go the extra mile to make sure students have what they need to be successful.

School Bus Summer Classes

Learn to Drive the School Bus Summer Class
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!!!

June 23rd, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th 8:00-12:00 am each day

Edlio End of the Year Tips for Teachers Webinar

Topic
Edlio End of Year Tips for Teachers Webinar
Description
Get ready for summer with these easy tips for teachers: reviewing your pages, updating for summer programs or get a head start on next year; setting up Summer and Fall classes, including how to integrate with Google classroom and copying classes; and managing your contact lists and teacher/class page subscribers.
Time
May 5, 2017 2:30 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)
(Please note that the website shows Pacific Time Zone. Our Time zone is shown above.)
More information can be found on your Edlio Administration site for your webpages.

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Upcoming Events

QSM (Quality Science and Math) Grant Inservice
Date: 8/24/2017, 3:45 PM 4:45 PM
Location: Tech Center
Labor Day
Date: 9/4/2017
Bank Day-Students Do Not Attend School
Date: 9/5/2017
Finance Meeting
Date: 9/19/2017, 5 PM
Location: School Board Office
School Board Meeting
Date: 9/21/2017, 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.