Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

A school displaying their school spirit with a stingers up banner.
A teacher using her active board to instruct her students.
A student writing his answer on an active board.
Students working in groups to complete their math homework.
Cafeteria ladies serving breakfast.
Students working collaboratively in groups.
Young elementary students coloring.
A teacher is teaching a French lesson to her students.
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).

An egret perched on a stick in one of our bayous.
Elementary students eating breakfast in the cafeteria.
Oak trees surrounding a driveway.
Students reading in the school's courtyard.
A tugboat passing through one of our local rivers.
Students working with manipulatives.
Jennings High administrator and teachers at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

Jennings High participants at the LaCUE conference.

An elementary student learning to read.
Various examples of student's drawing from art class.
A student drawing of an alligator.
A student is practicing wiring in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
A Dr.Seuss bulletin board encouraging students to read.
Students lined up ready to enter a classroom.
A father and daughter are walking to school.
A maintenance department employee met Britney Glaser at a recording of the KPLC morning show.
Students working on a research project in a computer lab.
Birds flying over a field
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
Roseate spoonbills in a crawfish pond.
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.
Cafeteria workers preparing lunch.
An elementary student is practicing her writing skills.
Principals participating in a monthly Principal Meeting.
Students watering a plant in their school's courtyard.
Elementary students working in a computer lab.
A student is using a tablet to assist her with her school work.
Egrets following a tractor in a rice field.
Mrs.Rae Daigle is chosen as a semi-finalist for Louisiana State Principal of the Year.
Students playing dodgeball in their Physical Education class.
An alligator approaching a pond.
A silhouette of farm equipment at sunset.
Students entering the school bus to go back home.
A young girl putting up her book sack to prepare for the school day.
A young girl drawing a picture in art class.
Cypress knees in a local bayou.
A bulletin board containing various inspirational words.
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
A teacher giving a student specialized instruction.
Hathaway High School

Hathaway High School

A typical scene of bales of hay and crawfish traps.

Hay field in Jeff Davis Parish

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

Demonstrating techniques to students.

High School students are taking a college class through videoconferencing.

Students participating in video conferencing. 

West End Instructional Center

West End Instructional Center sign

Lacassine High School FACS Department

Lacassine High Cottage

Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.

Coushatta tribal dress.

Elton Elementary School

Elton Elementary Sign

Lake Arthur High School

Lake Arthur High School

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

Students conducting a science experiement.

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

Welding Class

Elton High School

Elton High School

Fenton Elementary School

Fenton Elementary

Welsh High School

Welsh High School sign

Fenton Elementary School

Fenton Elementary

Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.

PLC sign on door at Hathaway High School.

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

Students helping with demo.

A bulletin board reminding students of good typing practices.

Keyboarding class bulletin board

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

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

James Ward Elementary School

James Ward sign

Welsh Elementary School

Welsh Elementary Sign

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

American Flag flying in the wind. 

Our state flower, a magnolia

Magnolia Blossom 

Welsh-Roanoke Junior High School

Welsh-Roanoke School

Fenton Elementary School

Fenton Elementary Sign

Lake Arthur High Logo

Lake Arthur High Seal

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

Graphic showing the wheels that turn Student Achievement.

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

Teaching with an interactive whiteboard.

Jennings Elementary School

Jennings Elementary

Welsh High School

Welsh Greyhounds

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

Hathaway reception area.

Elton Elementary School

Elton Elementary

Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.

PLC meeting at Hathaway High

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

Buses lined up.

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

Small Engines Class

Jennings High School

Jennings High School

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

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
Thanksgiving Break
Date: 11/20/2017
Thanksgiving Break
Date: 11/21/2017

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.