Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

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

Lake Arthur High Seal

Lake Arthur High School
A flag flying high at one of our Jefferson Davis schools.
Buses are lined up ready to pick up students to bring them to school.
A student is working on a small engine in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
West End Instructional Center
Hathaway High School
Fenton Elementary School
High School students are taking a college class through videoconferencing.
Jennings High School
Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.
Fenton Elementary School
Elton 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.

Elton High School
A kindergarten class is utilizing their active board to increase student engagement.
A student is practicing his welding skills in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
James Ward Elementary School
A bulletin board reminding students of good typing practices.
Our state flower, a magnolia
Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Students participating in a science experiment at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day
School office personnel working diligently to keep the school running smoothly.
Welsh High School
Lacassine High School Home Economics Department
Mr.Roy Harris is reading to the students at Lake Arthur Elementary's Science Day.
Jennings Elementary School
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
Welsh-Roanoke Junior High School
Fenton Elementary School
Welsh Elementary School

News and Announcements

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

Excel Basics
Date: 7/25/2017, 8:30 AM 10 AM
Location: Tech Center
Excel Beyond the Basics
Date: 7/25/2017, 10:30 AM 12 PM
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Blackboard Basics
Date: 7/28/2017, 8:30 AM 10 AM
Location: Tech Center
Website Basics
Date: 7/28/2017, 10:30 AM 12 PM
Location: Tech Center
School-Year Preparation Day
Date: 7/28/2017, 1 PM 3 PM
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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.