The Bossier Parish School System is deemed the fastest growing school district in North Louisiana. Bossier Parish Schools take an innovative and proactive approach to education challenging students each dag with creative, project-driven learning activities. Bossier Schools are ranked among the top ten in the state, offering students a variety of educational programs and activities such as: honors and advanced placement courses as well as robotics and technological focuses.ity.
BOSSIER PARISH PUBLIC SCHOOLS:
20 – ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
6 – MIDDLE SCHOOLS
7 – HIGH SCHOOLS
Bossier Parish Schools is one of the fastest growing school districts in Louisiana, not just in enrollment but performance as well.
With a record-breaking 21,655 students attending Bossier Schools, our strength is our neighborhood schools. Each school offers every child a full array of learning opportunities, from Honors classes and Advanced Placement to Robotics, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) and in enhanced enrichment courses.
The Bossier Parish School System is also recognized for continually exceeding the state average. According to state test scores, 71% of students are at least proficient in math and 74% in reading. Performance scores also led the Department of Education to award Bossier Schools an overall letter grade of a ‘B.’
Mission: “To provide a classical and Christian education founded upon a Biblical worldview, which equips students to know, love and practice the Truth and challenges them to strive for excellence as they live purposefully in service to God and man.”
As students graduate from Bossier Parish Schools, they have many post-secondary school from which to choose that are located within a short driving distance of Bossier City. These local colleges and universities offer a wide variety of programs for undergraduate and graduate study.
Early childhood education plays an important role in a child’s physical, social and emotional development. As parents search to find the perfect early learning experience for their young children, they will find that Bossier City is home to an extensive list of local early learning centers. Browse the city’s top-rated childcare centers below to learn about their programs, curriculums and how each center can best fit your family’s needs.
Research has shown that there is a strong relationship between the quality of early childhood educational experiences and later academic success. Bossier Pre-K provides a child-centered program directed toward the development of skills needed for later educational accomplishments. This program will address the following skills, cognitive, social-emotional, language and literacy and motor skills in a manner and at a pace consistent with the needs and capabilities of the individual child. Throughout our program, Creative Curriculum is used to teach the Louisiana’s Birth to Five Early Learning & Development Standards.
BEYOND THE CLASSROOM
NICERC - Cyber Innovation Center
TheNational Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) offers grant-funded cyber, STEM, and computer science curricula and professional development to K-12 educators at no cost. Their goal is to empower educators as they prepare the next generation to succeed in the cyber workforce of tomorrow.
Bossier Youth Leadership Program
For over 25 years, the Bossier Chamber has been invested in growing the future leaders of Northwest Louisiana through the Bossier Youth Leadership Program. Select high school juniors from Bossier Parish are trained to take on leadership roles and gain experience in civic engagement.