uniting our community through core values
Ascension values diversity with a commitment to the behaviors of respect, tolerance, and integrity of ALL stakeholders.
providing quality experiences every day
Ascension Public Schools announces online pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) applications and in-person kindergarten registration will open for the 2023-24 school year in mid-March. Kindergarten registration will begin on Monday, March 27, 2023, at school sites, and online applications for pre-kindergarten programs are now being accepted.
High school students in Ascension Parish are taking part in a public safety campaign aimed at encouraging their fellow juniors and seniors to make smart decisions and enjoy this prom season.
Today, the Louisiana Department of Education announced 24 finalists for Students of the Year. Ascension Public Schools has state finalists at all three levels: Sorrento Primary's Barrett Petite, Dutchtown Middle's Shrey Shah, and St. Amant High's Ephraim Craddock.
Tonight, the Ascension Parish School Board approved the process and timeline for hiring a new Superintendent of Schools. The goal is to select a new leader in April who will start in July after current Superintendent David Alexander's contract ends.
Two virtual information sessions will be held in February for those interested in applying for Ascension Public Schools' Teach Ascension Academy (TAA) in March. TAA is an on-the-job professional development program for aspiring new teachers in Ascension's primary, middle, and high schools.
Ascension Public Schools will hold public meetings in February about the March 25, 2023, education renewals election. Parents and employees from all schools plus the general public are encouraged to attend the meetings, which are divided by high school feeder systems.
Ascension Public Schools Superintendent David Alexander announces his decision not to renew his contract after June 30, 2023. Alexander made the announcement at tonight's Ascension Parish School Board Meeting.
THIS WEEK’S LUNCH MENU
Red Beans & Rice
Sandwich: Hamburger on Bun
Breakfast: Dutch Waffles
Cheese Cup, Lettuce & Salsa
Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza
Breakfast: Ham & Cheese Ripper
Mashed Potatoes w/Gravy
Whole Wheat Roll
Sandwich: Chicken Patty on Bun
Breakfast: Sausage Biscuit
Sandwich: Spicy Chicken Patty on Bun
focusing on each and every student
As you may know, Ascension Public Schools continues to be part of the economic engine that drives the overall success of our parish. Recently, the national newswire network Stacker named Ascension Parish the best place to live in Louisiana. The newswire noted our unique culture and strategic locale, and also cited that 81% of our schools are rated above average in providing a quality education.