Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

A teacher is teaching a French lesson to her students.
Jennings High administrator and teachers at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

Jennings High participants at the LaCUE conference.

Students entering the school bus to go back home.
An alligator approaching a pond.
A young girl putting up her book sack to prepare for the school day.
A young girl drawing a picture in art class.
A bulletin board containing various inspirational words.
A school displaying their school spirit with a stingers up banner.
Cypress knees in a local bayou.
A student is practicing wiring in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
A father and daughter are walking to school.
Students working in groups to complete their math homework.
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).

A Dr.Seuss bulletin board encouraging students to read.
A tugboat passing through one of our local rivers.
A student drawing of an alligator.
A teacher using her active board to instruct her students.
Principals participating in a monthly Principal Meeting.
A student is using a tablet to assist her with her school work.
Students playing dodgeball in their Physical Education class.
An egret perched on a stick in one of our bayous.
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
Cafeteria ladies serving breakfast.
A teacher giving a student specialized instruction.
Egrets following a tractor in a rice field.
Roseate spoonbills in a crawfish pond.
Students lined up ready to enter a classroom.
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Various examples of student's drawing from art class.
A silhouette of farm equipment at sunset.
Rice farming in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Students line up to form the letter A to show that their school earned an A on their school report card.
Elementary students eating breakfast in the cafeteria.
Students working on a research project in a computer lab.
A student writing his answer on an active board.
Students working collaboratively in groups.
Cafeteria workers preparing lunch.
A maintenance department employee met Britney Glaser at a recording of the KPLC morning show.
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Elementary students working in a computer lab.
Students reading in the school's courtyard.
Oak trees surrounding a driveway.
An elementary student learning to read.
An elementary student is practicing her writing skills.
Young elementary students coloring.
Students watering a plant in their school's courtyard.
Mrs.Rae Daigle is chosen as a semi-finalist for Louisiana State Principal of the Year.
Students working with manipulatives.
Students participating in a science experiment at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
A typical scene of bales of hay and crawfish traps.
Buses are lined up ready to pick up students to bring them to school.
Fenton Elementary School
A student is practicing his welding skills in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
Welsh-Roanoke Junior High School
A student is working on a small engine in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
Jennings Elementary School
Welsh High School
Welsh Elementary School
Elton High School
Lacassine High School Home Economics Department
Hathaway High School
Students participating in a science experiment 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.
JDPSB participants take part in hands-on lab at LaCUE.

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

Lake Arthur High Logo

Lake Arthur High Seal

Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.
Fenton Elementary School
A bulletin board reminding students of good typing practices.
James Ward Elementary School
Our state flower, a magnolia
Mr.Roy Harris is reading to the students at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day.
Lake Arthur High School
Elton Elementary School
School office personnel working diligently to keep the school running smoothly.
Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.
A kindergarten class is utilizing their active board to increase student engagement.
Welsh High School
Elton Elementary School
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
Jennings High School
Fenton Elementary School
West End Instructional Center

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

School Board Meeting
Date: 8/17/2017, 6 PM
Location: School Board Office
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

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.