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Child Welfare & Attendance

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Child Welfare & Attendance




Office Location:

203 E. Plaquemine Street

Jennings, LA 70546

Phone Number: 


Fax Number: 


Office Hours: 

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (School Hours)

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Summer Hours)

Department Priorities

  • To assure every child the opportunity to attend school regularly 
  • To supervise the maintenance of child accounting system that will provide information for local schools and agencies, including the Department of Education.
  • To verify addresses and monitor Jeff Davis Parish school zones in accordance with board policy.
  • To work with schools for identification of children with problems in the areas of absenteeism and other conditions which may have an adverse effect upon the child's education.
  • To serve as liaison between schools, parents, courts, and community agencies.


It is our desire that the multitude of services coordinated by this office are efficient and professional and assist students to complete their education successfully!


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Contact Information

Jefferson Davis Parish Schools
203 E. Plaquemine St.
Jennings, Louisiana 70546
Phone: (337) 824-1834
Fax: (337)824-9737