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JDPSB Pre-K Program

     JEFFERSON DAVIS PARISH SCHOOLS provides a comprehensive and developmentally appropriate program of education for four year-olds throughout the communities of our parish.  There are 20 classes in seven communities including Elton, Fenton, Hathaway, Lacassine, Lake Arthur, Jennings, and Welsh.  Our universal program of Pre-K is provided at each school site and is aligned to the Early Learning and Development Standards (ELDS) outlined for four year-olds. Return to the Home Page and click on schools to find out more about each school site! The program is provided for ALL students, including those with special needs, who meet the age requirements of being four years of age before September 30th of the current school year. School sites with Pre-K programs and their phone numbers are listed for your convenience.

Pre-K Online registration now available

Jeff Davis Parish Pre-K Online Registration System (ORS) Instructions

Parents:  You have the option to register online your Pre-K child for the 2021-22 school year OR go in person at the school on the round-up date.  On your phone or computer use the below link to begin.

  • Works well on phone and can take picture of documents and upload from phone to system
  • Or can do on a computer and have the documents scanned or pictures on computer to upload
  • Make sure each tab is completely filled out and all required documents are uploaded.
  • Choose the school that is in your zone.
  • Your application will be reviewed and when approved you will receive an email.

If you have questions, please call Pam Miller at 337-824-1834

JDP Unified Application for Pre-K (Printable):


Parent summary of documentation needed for PreK enrollment:


Information Sheet for SNAP Food Stamps for PreK:


     Parents are required by the state to provide:  proof of income, family size, birth certificate, social security card, proof of residence, and immunization.  Click on the above parent summary of documents needed. 


Pre-K Roundup dates

If you choose to register in person, see belowscheduled in February and March

2/22/21 Hathaway High School 8:30 – 11:30

2/24/21 Laccassine High School 8:00 – 11:00

3/4/21 Fenton Elementary  8:30 – 10:30

3/9/21 Lake Arthur Elementary 8:30 – 11:00

3/12/21 Elton Elementary 8:30 – 11:30

3/25/21 James Ward Elementary 9:00 – 1:00

3/30/21 Welsh Elementary 8:00 – 11:00 


Contact your school if more information is needed:

                         Elton Elementary 337-584-2892

                         Fenton Elementary 337-756-2326

                         Hathaway High School 337-824-4452

                         James Ward Elementary 337-824-1235

                         Lacassine High School 337-588-4206

                         Lake Arthur Elementary 337-774-3323

                         Welsh Elementary 337-734-2351

Lead Agency Contact Information:

Jefferson Davis Parish School Board - Pam Miller, Early Childhood Supervisor ~ 337-824-1834


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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