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The first day of school is Friday, August 7th. Below is helpful information and links to help prepare for the start of the school year.
Information on how to register students attending St. Tammany Parish Public Schools for the first time is available on the Registration webpage
To find the school your child will attend, go to the Bus Transportation webpage
and type in the address (without the city and state).
Pre-K and Kindergarten Start Dates
Pre-K and Kindergarten students report to school on either August 14th or August 17th as assigned by the school, and all students report beginning August 18th. Please contact your child’s school for specific information.
STPPS Remains On Top With ACT Scores ::..
Once again, St. Tammany Parish Public School students earned the highest ACT scores in the state of Louisiana. Members of the Class of 2015 were top performers with an average composite ACT score of 21.5. Students also once again exceeded the national average score of 21.0.
“Remaining first in the state for ACT composite scores is quite an achievement for a district of our size. The ACT is a national benchmark comparison, and St. Tammany's scores show that we are providing our students with opportunities that will give them a competitive edge in both the national and global marketplaces,” said Superintendent W. L. "Trey" Folse, III. "Our schools are rising to the challenge of high ...
Kelly Stomps Named 2016 Louisiana Teacher of the Year ::..
St. Tammany Parish educator Kelly Stomps has been named the overall 2016 Louisiana Teacher of the Year by the Louisiana Department of Education. Stomps is a music teacher at Woodlake Elementary School.
View a video of the excitement from the awards ceremony.
“Kelly Stomps is an exceptional and creative educator. When she is teaching music to her students, they are learning much more than sounds and songs. Kelly focuses on educating the whole child, and incorporates all of the school subjects into her music lessons. I am very proud of her everyday efforts in the classroom and her dedication to the students of the St. Tammany Parish Public School System,” said St. Tammany Parish Public School System Superintendent ...
New STPPS Teachers Welcomed During New Teacher Induction ::..
Around 200 new St. Tammany Parish Public School teachers were welcomed into the School System during the three day New Teacher Induction program.
In attendance were several School Board members along with Superintendent W. L. “Trey” Folse, III who wished the teachers the best of luck while sharing a few stories and giving an overview of the School System.
Victoria Peterson, who will be teaching 2nd grade at Honey Island Elementary, said it is exciting to have the opportunity to positively impact the lives of students in her classroom as her teachers did when she was a student in St. Tammany.
“One of the things I found most helpful today is the push for engagement and ...
STPPS Students Produce Videos at Summer Video Institute ::..
St. Tammany Parish Public School students became TV producers, videographers and reporters for a week during the 14th annual Summer Video Institute.
High school students from across the parish worked in small groups with broadcast professionals at the Channel 13 studios to produce videos that will air on Channel 13 and the Channel 13 YouTube page.
“Summer Video Institute is a great opportunity for those students in Broadcasting. In one short but action-packed week they get to produce a video from start to finish. The students research a topic, write a script, gather footage, conduct interviews, edit the story and then see it all come together for our video festival. It’s quite a week!” said Channel 13 Director ...