Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

Students entering the school bus to go back home.
Mrs.Rae Daigle is chosen as a semi-finalist for Louisiana State Principal of the Year.
An elementary student learning to read.
A teacher giving a student specialized instruction.
Cafeteria ladies serving breakfast.
A teacher using her active board to instruct her students.
Egrets following a tractor in a rice field.
Bus Training
Students working in groups to complete their math homework.
Students working with manipulatives.
Students watering a plant in their school's courtyard.
A student is using a tablet to assist her with her school work.
A student writing his answer on an active board.
Sunset over a barn
A teacher is teaching a French lesson to her students.
An alligator approaching a pond.
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Water lilies
Principals participating in a monthly Principal Meeting.
An elementary student is practicing her writing skills.
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Students reading in the school's courtyard.
Cypress knees in a local bayou.
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 school displaying their school spirit with a stingers up banner.
Elementary students eating breakfast in the cafeteria.
Young elementary students coloring.
Cafeteria workers preparing lunch.
Rice farming in Jefferson Davis Parish.
A bulletin board containing various inspirational words.
A tugboat passing through one of our local rivers.
Students lined up ready to enter a classroom.
Students working collaboratively in groups.
A Dr.Seuss bulletin board encouraging students to read.
An egret perched on a stick in one of our bayous.
Elementary students working in a computer lab.
Sunset over Jeff Davis Parish
A student drawing of an alligator.
A silhouette of farm equipment at sunset.
Jennings High administrator and teachers at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

Jennings High participants at the LaCUE conference.

Bus Training
Oak trees surrounding a driveway.
Students working on a research project in a computer lab.
A young girl drawing a picture in art class.
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
A father and daughter are walking to school.
Roseate spoonbills in a crawfish pond.
A student is practicing wiring in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
Students line up to form the letter A to show that their school earned an A on their school report card.
Students playing dodgeball in their Physical Education class.
Brown pelicans flying over the water
A young girl putting up her book sack to prepare for the school day.
Birds flying over a field
Hathaway High School

Hathaway High School

Our state flower, a magnolia

Magnolia Blossom 

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

Welding Class

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

Buses lined up.

Lake Arthur High School

Lake Arthur High School

Jennings High School

Jennings High School

Welsh-Roanoke Junior High School

Welsh-Roanoke School

A typical scene of bales of hay and crawfish traps.

Hay field in Jeff Davis Parish

Lake Arthur High Logo

Lake Arthur High Seal

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

Students helping with demo.

Jennings Elementary School

Jennings Elementary

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

Graphic showing the wheels that turn Student Achievement.

Lacassine High School FACS Department

Lacassine High Cottage

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

Hathaway reception area.

Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.

PLC sign on door at Hathaway High School.

Elton Elementary School

Elton Elementary

Welsh High School

Welsh High School sign

High School students are taking a college class through videoconferencing.

Students participating in video conferencing. 

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

American Flag flying in the wind. 

Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.

Coushatta tribal dress.

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

Demonstrating techniques to students.

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

Small Engines Class

Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.

PLC meeting at Hathaway High

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

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

Students conducting a science experiement.

Welsh High School

Welsh Greyhounds

Welsh Elementary School

Welsh Elementary Sign

Fenton Elementary School

Fenton Elementary

Elton High School

Elton High School

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

Teaching with an interactive whiteboard.

Fenton Elementary School

Fenton Elementary

Elton Elementary School

Elton Elementary Sign

Fenton Elementary School

Fenton Elementary Sign

A bulletin board reminding students of good typing practices.

Keyboarding class bulletin board

West End Instructional Center

West End Instructional Center sign

News and Announcements

2018-2019 Bus In-Service

Route drivers, sub drivers, and bus aides make sure to mark 7:30 AM to 11:30 AM August 1, 2018 at JHS on your calendar as our Mandatory In-service for All CDL “S” endorsed drivers.

Only coaches, administrators with CDL’s will attend from 12:00-2:00 at JHS for their specific in-service.

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 11th-15th 8:30am- 12:00 noon

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District Spotlight

Elton Elementary receives the 2016-17 Excellence Honor Roll award for PreK classrooms.

Jeff Davis Parish Community Network ranked second in the state on the Early childhood 2016-17 Performance Profile.

The network includes Jeff Davis Parish Public Pre-K classrooms, Save the Children Head Start in Jennings and Elton, and Brite Beginnings of Jennings Child Care.

Brite Beginnings of Jennings was recognized by the State and Jeff Davis Parish for their performance of providing high quality care for our youngest learners with this 2016-17 Birth to Three Honor Roll.  Superintendent Kirk Credeur presented the award at the November School Board Meeting to Director and owner Stephanie Fontenot.
 
 Elton Elementary met the highest bar of early childhood quality as recognized on the 2016-17 Excellence Honor Roll for consistently providing exceptional teacher/child interactions.  The Pre-K classrooms at EES are ranked 4th out of 1500 sites in the state.  Superintendent Kirk Credeur presented the award at the November School Board Meeting to Pre-K Teachers Gretchen Bertand, Amber Deshotel, Principal David Harper, and Paraprofessional Nikki Miller