Welcome To J. C. Ellis Elementary -Home of the Mighty Eagles!
J.C. Ellis is Soaring to Success! Niche recently selected Ellis as the best elementary school in Jefferson Parish. Ellis Eagles are peaceful, positive, respectful, and responsible.
Located in Metairie, Louisiana, J.C. Ellis Elementary is high-performing K – 8 school with 732 students. Named for James C. Ellis, JPPSS Superintendent from 1908-1940, Ellis Elementary School offers educational opportunities for students in kindergarten through grade eighth.
We offer gifted and talented education programs, band, intramural sports, and ESL. We currently offer French and Spanish Immersion. Our highly-rated Immersion program provides an opportunity for students to become bi-lingual. The French and Spanish immersion programs develop student proficiency in a second language while providing a foundation in fundamentals of language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, health, physical education and cultural arts programs. The program fosters an understanding of and an appreciation for Louisiana’s cultures and those of other areas and countries.We also offer special education classes for students with learning difficulties. We are a PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports) School, which leads to a common culture of expectations.
Our faculty and staff is a dedicated group of educators who continually study the best instructional practices and go above and beyond to meet students’ needs. Classroom teachers and administrators meet on a weekly basis to align curriculum, review student achievement data, make improvements and give feedback on the progress of various educational programs. We have an active and supportive Ellis Parent Organization. Our Eagles Soar High!! Our Eagles Score High!! JC Ellis ~ Simply the Best!!!
Ms. Berner – 2014 Louisiana Principal of the Year Finalist