The East Baton Rouge Parish School System serves students in transition and works to ensure that homeless children and youth are still able to enroll and succeed in school. We have appointed a dedicated Homeless Coordinator to serve as the link for homeless families to school staff, district personnel, shelter workers, and social-service providers.
McKinney-Vento Definition of Homeless
Section 725(2) of the McKinney-Vento Act10 defines “homeless children and youths” as individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. The term includes the following:
Homeless Program Flyers
TASC is a prevention and intervention program which provides prompt delivery of coordinated interventions to truant children and their families to prevent continued absences from school. The program focuses on grades K-5 and is based on the Office of Juvenile Justice Best Practices and Principles.
Jefferson Terrace Elementary
La Belle Aire Elementary
Twin Oaks Elementary
University Terrace Elementary
Villa del Rey Elementary