Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

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.
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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.
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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
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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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2017 College/Career Expo

The third annual College/Career Expo will be February 9, 2017 from 5:30-7:00 PM at Jennings High School. All Jeff Davis parish students from grades 8-12 and their parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Students will be exposed to high school opportunities for classes and training, post-secondary paths and career choices. Please enter through the school's front lobby.
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Jefferson Davis Parish Students of the Year are named.

The following students are to be commended for their accomplishments, as they have been named the JDPSB district Students of the Year.
Ava F, from Elton Elementary was named as the Elementary Student of the Year.
Kylee C, from Hathaway High was named the Middle School Student of the Year.
Caroline H. from Lacassine High was named the High School Student of the Year.
Congratulations to each of the winners.
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District-wide School Closures Due to Significant Weather Events

Due to recent and significant weather events, all schools in Jefferson Davis Parish will be closed Thursday, May 4th 2017.

This day will allow parents and school officials the opportunity to assess damages and properly clean and sanitize all property.
School administrators and custodians will report to their schools to assess damages and prepare the schools for the students to return. All other employees do not report to work.

This day will also be used by local governance to evaluate the safety of all public roads and bridges.
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