Jefferson Davis Parish Schools

An egret perched on a stick in one of our bayous.
Cafeteria ladies serving breakfast.
A young girl drawing a picture in art class.
Students working on a research project in a computer lab.
Students working in groups to complete their math homework.
A silhouette of farm equipment at sunset.
A maintenance department employee met Britney Glaser at a recording of the KPLC morning show.
A father and daughter are walking to school.
Students lined up ready to enter a classroom.
A school displaying their school spirit with a stingers up banner.
Students reading in the school's courtyard.
Principals participating in a monthly Principal Meeting.
A tugboat passing through one of our local rivers.
An elementary student learning to read.
Cypress knees in a local bayou.
A bulletin board containing various inspirational words.
Oak trees surrounding a driveway.
Students working collaboratively in groups.
Students playing dodgeball in their Physical Education class.
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 teacher is teaching a French lesson to her students.
This is a graphic representation of the educational priorities of Jefferson Davis Parish school system.
A student is practicing wiring in preparation for the Jefferson Davis Mechanics Contest.
Students working with manipulatives.
A student writing his answer on an active board.
Egrets following a tractor in a rice field.
Various examples of student's drawing from art class.
A teacher using her active board to instruct her students.
Young elementary students coloring.
An elementary student is practicing her writing skills.
A young girl putting up her book sack to prepare for the school day.
Rice farming in Jefferson Davis Parish.
Roseate spoonbills in a crawfish pond.
Jennings High administrator and teachers at the state Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE).

Jennings High participants at the LaCUE conference.

A student drawing of an alligator.
An alligator approaching a pond.
Students entering the school bus to go back home.
Elementary students working in a computer lab.
Bus Training
Cafeteria workers preparing lunch.
A Dr.Seuss bulletin board encouraging students to read.
A sunrise in Jefferson Davis Parish.
A student is using a tablet to assist her with her school work.
Students line up to form the letter A to show that their school earned an A on their school report card.
Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.
Bus Training
Students watering a plant in their school's courtyard.
A teacher giving a student specialized instruction.
Mrs.Rae Daigle is chosen as a semi-finalist for Louisiana State Principal of the Year.
Birds flying over a field
Elementary students eating breakfast in the cafeteria.
A flag flying high at one of our Jefferson Davis schools.

American Flag flying in the wind. 

Jennings Elementary School

Jennings Elementary

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

Small Engines Class

Our state flower, a magnolia

Magnolia Blossom 

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

Welding Class

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

Hathaway reception area.

Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.

PLC meeting at Hathaway High

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

Students conducting a science experiement.

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

Demonstrating techniques to students.

Elton Elementary School

Elton Elementary Sign

Welsh High School

Welsh High School sign

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

Graphic showing the wheels that turn Student Achievement.

Welsh Elementary School

Welsh Elementary Sign

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

Teaching with an interactive whiteboard.

Lacassine High School FACS Department

Lacassine High Cottage

Jennings High School

Jennings High School

Elton High School

Elton High School

Lake Arthur High Logo

Lake Arthur High Seal

Welsh High School

Welsh Greyhounds

Teachers and administrators are discussing future professional development.

PLC sign on door at Hathaway High School.

Hathaway High School

Hathaway High School

Elton Elementary School

Elton Elementary

West End Instructional Center

West End Instructional Center sign

Fenton Elementary School

Fenton Elementary

A bulletin board reminding students of good typing practices.

Keyboarding class bulletin board

James Ward Elementary School

James Ward sign

Lake Arthur High School

Lake Arthur High School

Fenton Elementary School

Fenton Elementary Sign

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

Buses lined up.

Welsh-Roanoke Junior High School

Welsh-Roanoke School

High School students are taking a college class through videoconferencing.

Students participating in video conferencing. 

A typical scene of bales of hay and crawfish traps.

Hay field in Jeff Davis Parish

Fenton Elementary School

Fenton Elementary

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

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

Students experiencing a Coushatta Pow Wow.

Coushatta tribal dress.

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

Students helping with demo.

News and Announcements

Reception to Honor Outstanding Students and Employees

A reception honoring, Students of the Year, Teachers of the Year, Principals of the Year and Outstanding Support Employees of the Year will be held at the Jennings High School Cafetorium, 2310 North Sherman Street in Jennings, Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.

Spring School Bus 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!!!

New Email System is Live!

Our email has been migrated over to the gmail system. Your email address will remain the same. To access your email go to www.gmail.com.
You will log in with your current jdpsbk12.org account and use the password provided to your administrators. Click on SIGN IN, not create an account. Once you log in, you will be prompted to accept the agreement and then to create a new password. Click CHANGE PASSWORD. Keep a record of your password and keep it safe.

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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