The schools within the jurisdictional boundaries of the Plaquemines Parish public school district shall be organized into an arrangement that will provide all children in the district an opportunity to develop their educational potential to the maximum extent possible.  The Board shall require the educational organization of the schools to remain flexible so that new patterns of organization may be implemented as may become necessary to suit community needs and resources.


The Board is authorized to reorganize schools and to determine and fix the number of grades to be taught at each school, taking into consideration the dictates of the public and best interests of the students of the district, in accordance with applicable provisions of any court-ordered judgment.


Plaquemines Parish is divided geographically by the Mississippi River into the East Bank and the West Bank.  The structural organization of the Plaquemines Parish School System is also divided with each side of the river having its own unique organizational units.


West Bank


Belle Chasse High School

9th - 12th

Belle Chasse Middle School

5th - 8th

Belle Chasse Primary School

Pre-K - 4th

Boothville-Venice Elementary School

Pre-K - 6th

South Plaquemines Elementary School

Pre-K - 6th

South Plaquemines High School  




East Bank


Phoenix High School 

Pre-K - 12th


Revised:  September, 2010

Adopted:  November 1, 2010



Ref:     La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยงยง17:81, 17:151, 17:151.1

Louisiana Handbook for School Administrators, Bulletin 741, Louisiana Department of Education


Plaquemines Parish School Board