Our mission is to create a challenging and nurturing learning environment by providing students with quality instruction, high expectations, and a supportive and diverse school community so that every student will grow as a scholar and a person toward a successful future.

Recent News

Summer Hours, Registration, and Supply Lists

Summer Hours and Information Our office reopens on July 11, 2014. The office will be open from 7:30 am until 3:30 pm. If you need to reach us when the office is closed for the summer, you can email Mr. Joyce, principal, at christopher.joyce@jppss.k12.la.us or message us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TerrytownElem. Registration Information Student registration […]

Terrytown Students Take a Closer Look at Reading

Our Fifth Grade was recently spotlighted in JPPSS news. Great job, Fifth Grade Teachers! Click here to see the video spotlight Terrytown Students Take a Closer Look at Reading Students at Terrytown Elementary have accepted and are embracing the new challenge of Close Reading. Close Reading offers students the opportunity to participate in a careful, […]

Breakfast Delivered

Our Breakfast in the Classroom Program was recently spotlighted in JPPSS news. Below is a copy of the article. Click here to watch the video spotlight. Breakfast Delivered Students pulling red and blue carrying cases zigzag all across Terrytown Elementary School every morning delivering breakfast in the classroom. Breakfast in the Classroom is an alternate […]

Parent Newsletter – November 11, 2013

November 11, 2013 Dear Terrytown Families, Thank you to all of the Fall Fest Volunteers and families that donated! Our students had a really great time! Fountas and Pinnell Reading Level Testing: For the next couple of weeks, students in kindergarten through fifth grade will be tested for their reading level using the Fountas and […]

Parent Newsletter – November 4, 2013

November 4 2013 Dear Terrytown Families, Fountas and Pinnell Reading Level Testing: For the next couple of weeks, students in kindergarten through fifth grade will be tested for their reading level using the Fountas and Pinnell reading inventory system. This information gives our teachers a lot of information about your child’s reading ability. Once your […]