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Online Resource Guide

NOLA Public Schools, in collaboration with community partners, recently launched a web-based resource guide designed to assist students with disabilities transitioning into life after their high school careers. The resource guide is a virtual substitute for NOLA-PS’ third annual NOLA-PS Transition Resource Fair, which had to be canceled this year due...

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 OPSB Seeks to Fill Interim District 5 School Board Member Seat

NEW ORLEANS – (May 7, 2020) Due to the resignation of District 5 School Board Member Ben Kleban, which will be effective on June 15, 2020, the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) will receive Letters of Interest from qualified individuals seeking to fill the District 5 seat on an interim basis....

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A Message from the Orleans Parish School Board

OPSB’s Commitment to Lead our District Through COVID-19 During these uncertain times, I pray that you and your families are safe and in good health. I am encouraged by the resilience and steadfast leadership of our community. My partner reminds me that sometimes stepping up requires stepping back in uncertain times...

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Orleans Parish School Board Emergency Board Meeting, March 13

WHAT: On Friday, March 13 at 1 p.m., the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) will hold an emergency board meeting to discuss the School District’s response to the COVID-19 threat. Specifically:Resolution to spend emergency funds from the Orleans Parish School Board fund balanceBudget AmendmentWHEN: Friday, March 13 at 1 p.m. CSTWHERE:...

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Orleans Parish School Board Work Session, March 12

WHAT: On Thursday, March 12 at 9 a.m., the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) will hold a public work session to discuss the following topics: Coronavirus Information and PreparednessBoard Vacancy Discussion and PlanningBoard Vision and Goals ReviewWHEN: Thursday, March 12, 9 a.m. CSTWHERE: The Orleans Parish School Board Offices - Room...

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Message from the Superintendent

Dear NOLA-PS community,

As promised, I wanted to update you on the progress we are making on school bus safety.

As you know, we issued a deadline of February 13th for schools to report their status on ensuring all their buses are fully compliant with the city’s inspection process. As of today, nine out of thirteen school organizations have reported that they are in full compliance with the inspection process. The remaining four school organizations have demonstrated significant progress towards full compliance and will be given extensions to comply with the inspection process.

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Message from the Superintendent

Dear NOLA-PS community, I wanted to update you on the progress we have been making on school bus safety. As of today, schools have confirmed to us that 86% of the bus fleet serving NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) students have passed inspection and are now in compliance. Prior to our winter...

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NOLA-PS Charter School Development Presentations

Do you want to know more about how Charter Schools are created? NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) knows that you share our vested interest in high-quality public schools. At NOLA-PS we are sincerely committed to transparency, high-quality schools, and actively engaging our community in order to make the best decisions for our...

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OPSB Millage FAQ

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, the Orleans Parish School Board will consider the impact of increased property assessments in the city and decide whether to roll millages forward to meet financial needs. There will be a public hearing at 3:00pm and a special board meeting that same day at 5:30pm. The...

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Orleans Parish School Board Notice of Public Hearing

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Attendance Awareness - Keeping Kids In School

Here are some helpful tips from NOLA Public Schools' Office of Student Support & Attendance on how you can take part in making sure our students are in school everyday as part of the 2019-2020 academic year's "Strive for Less than 5" absences and tardies attendance awareness campaign.

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September OPSB Board Meeting Available for Online Viewing Only due to Technical Difficulties

(Sept. 26, 2019) Due to technical difficulties the Thursday, September 26, 2019 Orleans Parish School Board meeting will be available for viewing online only at www.nolapublicschools.com. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30 pm (CST). Once our television broadcast signal has been restored, rebroadcasts of the meeting will be viewable...

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OneApp Main Round for 2020-2021 School Year Opens in November & Closes Friday, Jan. 31

NEW ORLEANS  (Sept. 24, 2019) - NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is notifying families that the Main Round of OneApp, the unified application process to enroll in New Orleans Public Schools, will open on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 and close Jan. 31, 2020. Closing the application a month earlier will allow us...

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PARENTS – We need you! Join the Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Council

September 16, 2019 - NOLA Public Schools is excited to launch our 2019-2020 Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Council. Last year, the parents weighed in on major policies like transportation pick up times and geographic priority in enrollment, evaluated new charter applications, learned about how our unique system works and created recommendations for...

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Join NOLA Public Schools for Community Meetings to Address Long-Term Facilities Needs.

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NOLA Public Schools, 19-20 First Day of School

NOLA Public Schools, 19-20 First Day of School by School School NameFirst Day of SchoolAbramson Sci Academy8/12/19Akili Academy of NO8/12/19: Pre-K-K8/13/19: 8th & New Students8/14/19: AllAlice M. Harte Elem8/5/19: 6th-8th8/6/19: 3rd-8th8/7/19: 1st-8th8/12/19: K8/19/19: Pre-KArise Academy8/8/19Arthur Ashe CharterAudubon Charter8/14/19: K-8th8/19/19: PK48/20/19: PK3Audubon Charter- Gentilly8/14/19: K-8th8/19/19: PK48/20/19: PK3Benjamin Franklin Elem Math and ScienceBenjamin...

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Notice of Public Hearing: Orleans Parish School Board

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Article VII, Section 23 (B) and (C) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974 and La. R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the Orleans Parish School Board (the “School Board”), will be held at its regular meeting place at the Orleans Parish School Board Offices located at 2401 Westbend Pkwy., Room 1050, New Orleans, LA 70114 on September 26, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., to consider levying additional or increased millage rates without further voter approval or adopting the adjusted millage rate after reassessment and rolling forward to millage rates not to exceed the prior year’s maximum.

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Join us for the 2019 OPSB Summer Training Collaborative

Orleans Parish School Board’s Special Education Institute and All Schools Training presents: 2019 OPSB Summer Training Collaborative. This dynamic two-day collaborative consists of training sessions and keynotes that encourage dialogue about the unique challenges that our students face and how schools can best offer support and coordination to help all students succeed.

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Join Us for OPSB Transitions Fair

Does your student have an IEP or receive 504 accommodations? Has your student made plans for life after high school? Do you know what citywide supports exis  The Orleans Parish School Board is hosting its second annual Citywide Transitions Fair on Thursday, May 9, 2019 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. at...

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Contact

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Department of Children and Family Services

Call 1-855-4LA-KIDS (1-855-452-5437) to report child abuse and neglect.

Report Abuse

Hotline Number for Parents
504-527-KIDS

School-based issues or concerns from parents

24-hour Hotline Number for Community
504-522-HELP

School and District based concerns, feedback, & inquiries from school staff or community members

External Resources

NOLA Public Schools. Every Child. Every School. Every Day.

2401 Westbend Parkway
New Orleans, Louisiana 70114

Phone: 504-304-3520

Hotline Number for Parents
504-527-KIDS

School-based issues or concerns from parents

24-hour Hotline Number for Community
504-522-HELP
District based community concerns, feedback, & inquiries from school staff or community members