The Jefferson Parish Public School System is currently accepting applications to its Magnet Schools.
The JPPSS Magnet School series contains four major programs of: Montessori, Arts, Language Immersion, and International Baccalaureate (IBO). The Jefferson Parish Public Magnet Schools are located on the eastbank and westbank of the parish.
Applications will be accepted – through hand delivery ONLY - from March 24, 2011 through June 14, 2011, at each magnet school between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. From June 15, 2011 to July 15, 2011, magnet school applications must be submitted to the school system’s Compliance Office at 1901 Manhattan Blvd, Suite A-201 in Harvey, by 2:00 p.m. daily.
Applications may be downloaded from the JPPSS homepage, www.jppss.k12.la.us, each magnet school’s website, or picked up at 501 Manhattan Blvd., Harvey, beginning Monday, March 29, 2011. ( Students who reside outside of Jefferson Parish will no longer be accepted into any JPPSS school.) Each application must also be accompanied by a Transfer Form in order for the school system to remain in compliance with the Dandridge Court Order.
Decision letters are scheduled to be mailed the first week of August 2011. For more information, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) posted. Or contact the Department of Innovative Programs and Schools at 504-349-8574 or 349-7874.
2011-2012 Magnet FAQ and Application