Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy provides enriched instruction in mathematics, science, and technology in an academically challenging, college preparatory environment. Teachers engage students with research-based practices to develop 21st century skills such as cooperative and collaborative learning and technology integration.
Taylor uniforms are available at area uniform shops: Schiro’s Shoes & Uniforms (4948 West Esplanade Avenue), J & L School Uniforms (1742 Stumpf Blvd, Gretna), and Johnson’s Uniform, Inc (619 Westwood Drive, Marrero). Click here for the complete Uniform Policy »
2013-2014 School Calendar
The school board voted to make February 26 and March 24 FULL ATTENDANCE DAYS for all JPPSS students. Those two school days will no longer be early release days as previously scheduled.
On September 5, 2013, Patrick F. Taylor Science and Technology Academy celebrated the architecture of education, as we dedicated our new school.
New New Orleans Architecture
The new Patrick F. Taylor science & Technology building was featured on MyNewOrleans.com in their article titled: New New Orleans Architecture, 6 Building Among the Best.
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Students of the Year
Congratulations to Thomas Sostarics,
the high school student of the year and
Tiffany Quach, the middle school student of the year.
Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to John McCloskey (band) who was selected as the PFTSTA Teacher of the Year for 2014 as well as the high school Teacher of the Year for Jefferson Parish Public Schools.
Principal of Year
Congratulations to Ms. Jaime Zapico who was selected Jefferson Parish Public Schools Middle School Principal of the Year!
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy is one, of only seven, five-star schools in the New Orleans area. Congratulations to our teachers and students for their hard work! In addition, PFTSTA is the only high school in Louisiana to be awarded a Blue Ribbon by the US Department of Education.
School Performance Scores
We are proud to announce that the 2012-2013 School Perfomance Scores (SPS) were released and Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy earned an SPS Score of 136.2, A and is ranked second in Jefferson Parish and third in the state. Congratulations to all students, staff, teachers, and admininistrators!
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2012 College Readiness Award
We are very excited to announce that Patrick Taylor received the "2012 College Readiness Award" from the Louisiana ACT Council for increasing the number of students taking the ACT Assessment over the past five years and significantly increasing their level of achievement and college readiness. I would also like to add that only 25 high schools in Louisiana were honored for this superior level of accomplishment.
Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy offers a wide variety of sports, clubs, and extracurricular activities at the middle and high school level.