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List: Schools reopen after Hurricane Ida

These are the school closures we know of at this time. The list will be updated constantly.
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NEW ORLEANS — We have a list of school system and university reopening plans. Here is what we have as of Tuesday, Sept.7

If you see an error or if you know of a school that is not represented and you have information, please email webteam@wwltv.com.

Jefferson Parish 

Jefferson Parish Schools will begin reopening in waves starting on Sept. 20

A third of the district's 81 campuses were damaged. 

The following 11 schools will reopen on Sept.20:

  • Bridgedale Elementary
  • Estelle Elementary
  • Harahan Elementary
  • Harold Keller Elementary
  • Harry S. Truman School
  • Metairie Academy for Advanced Studies
  • Phoebe Hearst Elementary
  • Ralph J. Bunche Elementary
  • Ray St. Pierre Academy for Advanced Studies
  • Washington Elementary
  • Woodland West Elementary

20 Schools reopening Sept. 24: 

  • Park Academy for Advanced Studies
  • Alice Birney Elementary
  • Allen Ellender School
  • Bonella A. St. Ville Elementary
  • Clancy-Maggiore Elementary School for the Arts
  • Congetta Trippe Janet Elementary
  • Ella C. Pittman Elementary
  • Ella Dolhonde Elementary
  • Granville T. Woods Elementary
  • Greenlawn Terrace Elementary 
  • Isaac G. Joseph Elementary.
  • J.C. Ellis Elementary
  • John James Audubon Elementary
  • Joshua Butler Elementary
  • Marie Riviere Elementary
  • Paul J. Solis Elementary
  • Shirley T. Johnson Gretna Park Elementary
  • Strehle Community School
  • T.H. Harris Middle 
  • Woodmere Elementary

41 Schools reopening Oct. 1

  • A.C. Alexander Elementary
  • Alfred Bonnabel Magnet Academy High
  • Bissonet Plaza Elementary
  • Chateau Estates School
  • Cherbonnier-Rillieux Elementary
  • Douglass Community
  • East Jefferson High
  • Emmett Gilbert School of Excellence at Ford
  • George A. Cox Elementary School
  • Geraldine Boudreaux Elementary School
  • Grace King High
  • Green Park Elementary
  • Gretna Middle School
  • Gretna No. 2 Academy for Advanced Studies
  • Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies
  • Hazel Park/Hilda Knoff Elementary
  • Helen Cox High
  • J.D. Meisler Middle
  • Jefferson Elementary
  • Jefferson Virtual High School
  • John Ehret High
  • John Q. Adams Middle
  • Joseph A Cuillier Sr. Career Center
  • L.H. Marrero Middle
  • L.W. Higgins High
  • Lincoln Elementary School for the Arts
  • Lionel Collins Elementary
  • Livaudais Middle School
  • McDonogh No. 26 Elementary
  • Mildred S. Harris Elementary
  • Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy
  • Riverdale High
  • Rudolph Matas Elementary
  • Ruppel Academie Francaise
  • Stella Worley Middle
  • Terrytown Elementary
  • Thomas Jefferson Academy
  • Tom Benson School
  • Walter Schneckenburger Elementary
  • West Jefferson High
  • William Hart Elementary

Three schools closed indefinitely: 

  • Grand Isle School
  • Leo Kerner Elementary 
  • Fisher Middle-High School

Lafourche Parish 

  • All schools closed until further notice

Orleans Parish 

  • Orleans public schools to reopen between Sept. 15 and 22
  • Catholic schools to reopen on Sept. 13, though some, harder hit, may be longer
  • Louise McGehee closed through Sept. 13 at least
  • Trinity Episcopal School will reopen on Monday, September 13.

Plaquemines Parish

  • All schools in Belle Chasse community will open Tuesday, Sept. 14
  • South Plaquemines, Boothville-Venice, Phoenix High and Plaq. Parish Learning Center still TBA
  • Belle Chasse Academy will reopen on Monday, September 13. 

St. Bernard Parish

  • Public Schools will reopen on Monday, Sept. 13. 

St. Charles Parish

  • St. Charles Parish Public Schools will be closed until further notice

St. James Parish

  • St James Parish School System will remain closed through Friday, Sept. 17

St. John Baptist Parish

  • Public schools closed until further notice. 
  • St. Charles Catholic closed until at least Sept. 10   

St. Tammany Parish  

  • All St. Tammany Parish public schools and offices will reopen on Monday, September 13.

Tangipahoa Parish

  • All public schools closed until further notice. 

Terrebonne Parish

  • Terrebonne Parish is planning to reopen the following schools on Monday,
    September 27, 2021:
    PHASE 1
    ● Bayou Black Elementary
    ● H. L. Bourgeois High (7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon)
    ● Broadmoor Elementary
    ● Caldwell Middle
    ● Coteau-Bayou Blue Elementary
    ● Gibson Elementary
    ● Honduras Elementary
    ● Houma Jr. High
    ● Lisa Park Elementary
    ● Oakshire Elementary
    ● Schriever Elementary
    ● Southdown Elementary
    ● Terrebonne High (7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon)
    ● Village East Elementary


    ● All Ellender Memorial High students will go to Terrebonne High.
    Terrebonne High students will attend from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon;
    and EMHS students will attend from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    ● All South Terrebonne High students will go to H. L. Bourgeois High.
    HLB students will attend from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon; and STHS
    students will attend from 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


    ● Upper Little Caillou Elementary Pre-K through 1st grade will go to
    Village East Elementary; and 2nd – 4th grade will go to Montegut
    ● Grand Caillou Elementary Pre-K & Kindergarten will go to Honduras
    Elementary; and 1st – 4th grade will go to Dularge Elementary.

    PHASE 4:

    As electricity is restored and we are able to assess HVAC, and any
    electricity issues, etc., at schools not listed, hopefully these schools can
    be brought back online shortly.

Washington Parish  

  • All Washington Parish Schools are set to resume on Sept. 7

Colleges and Universities 

  • The University of Holy Cross - Classes resume Sept. 18
  • UNO - Classes will resume on Sept. 13, all classes will be online until Monday, Sept. 20
  • Loyola - Virtual classes on Sept. 13 for at least a week. Campus on Sept. 20. Fall break on Oct. 11-12 is canceled.
  • Herzing University in Metairie says classes start Sept. 8. 
  • Delgado Community College Virtual class starts Sept. 20 through Oct. 1
  • Tulane University is canceling classes through Sunday, September 12. Classes will resume online on Monday, September 13 through Wednesday, October 6. In-person learning will resume by Oct. 11. 
  • Xavier University Classes resume remotely on Sept. 7.
  • Southern University's Baton Rouge campuses will be closed through Labor Day, Sept. 6.
  • Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) will remain closed through Friday. Classes resume Sept. 13.
  • Nunez Community College will remain closed through at least, Sept. 12. 
  • Northshore Technical Community College plans to reopen on Sept. 13.
  • Dillard University - Dillard says some parts of campus have power, but most are still in the dark. They plan to provide a timeline for a return to classes once an assessment of the campus is completed. 
  • LSU - Classes resume Tuesday, Sept. 7.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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