E.g., Sunday, September 22, 2019
E.g., Sunday, September 22, 2019

Academies include engineering/ computer science, communications and community/service           

Fern Creek High School has officially launched as an Academies of Louisville school today, becoming the 15th high school within Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) to join the initiative.

JCPS officials, business partners and Fern Creek students and staff gathered at the school on Sept. 12 to celebrate the announcement. 

Students will compete for scholarships worth more than $31 million 

More than 35 students from the Jefferson County Public School (JCPS) District are among the approximately 16,000 across the country named 2020 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. 

Students, staff raise awareness about kindness with “Words Matter” t-shirts 

Words matter. That was the message in classrooms, throughout hallways and printed on t-shirts Sept. 6 at Newburg Midde School. To help spread a message about kindness and people taking a kinder, most positive approach to their everyday lives, Newburg made a unified statement that “Words Matter,” with every student and staff member at the school wearing a bright yellow t-shirt featuring that message.

Torri Martin teaches math at the J. Graham Brown School

A Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) teacher has been selected as a state finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Torri Martin, an eighth-grade teacher at the J. Graham Brown School, was recently named a finalist in the mathematics award category by the Kentucky state selection committee. 

Event set for Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at Gheens Academy on the campus of Louisville Male High School

Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) families and community members are encouraged to attend a Community Forum and Information Fair hosted by the Jefferson County Board of Education (JCBE) on Oct. 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Gheens Academy (4425 Preston Highway) on the campus of Louisville Male High School. 

JCPS to welcome more than 3,100 students



Jefferson County Public School (JCPS) Early Childhood


will welcome 3,162 students into its preschool program on Wednesday. 

Marshall to serve as District 4 member representing southwest Louisville

On August 22, the Jefferson County Board of Education (JCBE) appointed Joseph L. Marshall to fill its open District 4 seat. The seat, which represents southwest Louisville, was declared vacant in July after Benjamin Gies resigned from the board.

The digital backpacks are designed to provide foundational resources for teachers at each grade level 

JCPS booth located in South Wing A Lobby

August 16, 2019—Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) invites current and prospective families to visit the district’s booth in the South Wing A Lobby at the Kentucky State Fair on Saturday, August 17, as part of JCPS Day at the Fair.

JCPS Day at the Fair is a great way to learn more about the district’s school choice options, registration and application process, and other district resources while getting to know the district better.